Jack the Ripper
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By (author) Michael Holgate
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Jack the Ripper by Michael Holgate
Book DescriptionRippermania has driven a 120-year-old investigation to identify the depraved perpetrator of the savage murder of five prostitutes in the East End of London. This book gathers together the band of famous personalities whose reputations have been tarnished by modern authors clamouring to name celebrities as suspects, accomplices or conspirators. Royal figures Queen Victoria, Edward, Prince of Wales, Prince Albert Victor, King Leopold II of the Belgians; prominent politicians Lord Salisbury, William Gladstone, Randolph Churchill; police officials Sir Charles Warren, Sir Robert Anderson; and, artists and writers Oscar Wilde, Frank Miles, Algernon Swinburne, Francis Thompson, Lewis Carroll, George Gissing, and Walter Sickert are among those who have been implicated in the hunt for the world's first serial sex killer, Jack the Ripper.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780752447575
(248mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Holgate
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Man They Could Not Hang, Paperback (February 2005)
Man they could not hang
Torquay United Football Club, Paperback (July 1999)» View all books by Michael Holgate
A history of Torquay United Football Club
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Author Biography - Michael Holgate
MIKE HOLGATE has been a regular feature writer for Devon Life since 1998 and has written a plethora of local history and crime books, including Crime & Murder: Devon published in 2007 by Tempus. Mike is a part-time librarian and will use the library's archive to source high quality portraits of famous personalities and sketches of social conditions in East End London (not seen in any other 'Ripper' book). Mike lives in Torquay.
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