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Jack the Ripper: CSI: Whitechapel

Jack the Ripper: CSI: Whitechapel

Author: Paul Begg
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Description
Over 100 years have elapsed since what is believed to have been Jack the Ripper's final murder, yet he still has a powerful hold over the public's imagination, which is manifested in the hundreds of books, television programs, and films that are produced every year on the subject. "Jack the Ripper: Crime Scene Investigation" is the first and only book to enable the reader to travel back into the London of 1888 by reconstructing key scenes from Jack the Ripper's murders in pin-point accuracy. Through detailed and atmospheric crime scene recreations, plus thoroughly researched text written by experts in the field of Jack the Ripper, this book explores the movements of each victim, the position of witnesses. and the location of various buildings and streets to give the reader the most complete view to date of the gruesome crimes that shook Victorian society.
Reviews

Reviews of the hardback edition:

'Such an extensive and entertaining book has long been needed, and we are fortunate that Paul Begg has chosen to write it' "Ripper Notes"

'As good a general account of Jack the Ripper as exists' "The Sunday Telegraph"

'Rather than being another attempt to identify the culprit, this book examines the facts behind one of the most infamous and grisly episodes of the Victorian era.' "Best of British"

Author description
John G Bennett has written countless articles on Jack the Ripper and the East End of London. He has acted as advisor to documentaries made by British, Canadian and German television channels and was the co-writer for the successful Channel 5 programme Jack the Ripper: The Definitive Story. Paul Begg has worked in newspapers, television and publishing. He has written extensively on Jack the Ripper, including Jack the Ripper: The Uncensored Facts, Jack the Ripper: The Definitive History and Jack the Ripper: The Facts. He is also the author of Into Thin Air, The Scotland Yard Files and Mary Celeste: The Greatest Mystery of the Sea. Paul was formerly the editor of the Ripperologist magazine and has appeared as an historical advisor on several television programmes.
Table of contents
Introduction; Setting the Scene- London in 1888; Mary Ann Nichols; Annie Chapman; Elizabeth Stride; Catherine Eddowes; Mary Jane Kelly; Other Possible Victims; Epilogue.
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780233003627
  • : Carlton Books Ltd
  • : Andre Deutsch Ltd
  • : October 2012
  • : 246mm X 189mm X 23mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paul Begg
  • : 224
  • : 224
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 180 colour & b&w illustrations
  • : 180 colour & b&w illustrations
  • : 364.15232092
  • : 364.15232092