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He was his era’s most wanted man, leaving behind him a string of mutilated victims that terrified the world. Yet despite a wealth of tantalizing evidence—eyewitnesses who saw him with his victims, his taunting letters to police, and forensic evidence gathered from the dead—he has never been conclusively unmasked. Alexander Kennedy gives a compact, readable overview of the He was his era’s most wanted man, leaving behind him a string of mutilated victims that terrified the world. Yet despite a wealth of tantalizing evidence—eyewitnesses who saw him with his victims, his taunting letters to police, and forensic evidence gathered from the dead—he has never been conclusively unmasked. Alexander Kennedy gives a compact, readable overview of the Ripper saga, examining the killings from every side. Here we experience the desperate race of police to stop the Ripper before he strikes again, and the role of newspapers in shaping the Ripper legend. We look at each of the so-called “canonical” murders, and also the possibility that the Ripper might have killed more women than generally realized. And then we chase down the many answers to the most burning question of all: Whodunit? Both novices and hardcore “Ripperologists” will appreciate Alexander Kennedy’s fresh, insightful take on history’s most iconic killer. "One day men will look back and say I gave birth to the twentieth century" - Jack the Ripper Buy Now to Discover: The Ripper’s taunting correspondence with police—and the possibility that it was a hoax. The role of Queen Victoria in the Ripper investigation. How the Ripper murders led to the birth of “profiling.” The tragic histories of the Ripper’s victims. The evidence for and against each of the prime suspects in the murders. Famous men accused of the Ripper murders, including Lewis Carroll, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Prince Albert Victor. Modern day investigations into the killings by mystery author Patricia Cornwell and others. Read Your Book Now Your book will be instantly and automatically delivered to your Kindle device, smartphone, tablet, and computer. FREE Bonus Book Buy this book now and receive instant access to your free Kindle ebook. Money Back Guarantee If you start reading our book and are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return it to Amazon within 7 days for a full refund. Go to Your Account -> Manage Your Content and Devices -> Find the Book -> Return for Full Refund. Buy Now and Read the True Story of Jack the Ripper... Thank you in advance for buying our book. We know you'll love it!


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He was his era’s most wanted man, leaving behind him a string of mutilated victims that terrified the world. Yet despite a wealth of tantalizing evidence—eyewitnesses who saw him with his victims, his taunting letters to police, and forensic evidence gathered from the dead—he has never been conclusively unmasked. Alexander Kennedy gives a compact, readable overview of the He was his era’s most wanted man, leaving behind him a string of mutilated victims that terrified the world. Yet despite a wealth of tantalizing evidence—eyewitnesses who saw him with his victims, his taunting letters to police, and forensic evidence gathered from the dead—he has never been conclusively unmasked. Alexander Kennedy gives a compact, readable overview of the Ripper saga, examining the killings from every side. Here we experience the desperate race of police to stop the Ripper before he strikes again, and the role of newspapers in shaping the Ripper legend. We look at each of the so-called “canonical” murders, and also the possibility that the Ripper might have killed more women than generally realized. And then we chase down the many answers to the most burning question of all: Whodunit? Both novices and hardcore “Ripperologists” will appreciate Alexander Kennedy’s fresh, insightful take on history’s most iconic killer. "One day men will look back and say I gave birth to the twentieth century" - Jack the Ripper Buy Now to Discover: The Ripper’s taunting correspondence with police—and the possibility that it was a hoax. The role of Queen Victoria in the Ripper investigation. How the Ripper murders led to the birth of “profiling.” The tragic histories of the Ripper’s victims. The evidence for and against each of the prime suspects in the murders. Famous men accused of the Ripper murders, including Lewis Carroll, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Prince Albert Victor. Modern day investigations into the killings by mystery author Patricia Cornwell and others. Read Your Book Now Your book will be instantly and automatically delivered to your Kindle device, smartphone, tablet, and computer. FREE Bonus Book Buy this book now and receive instant access to your free Kindle ebook. Money Back Guarantee If you start reading our book and are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return it to Amazon within 7 days for a full refund. Go to Your Account -> Manage Your Content and Devices -> Find the Book -> Return for Full Refund. Buy Now and Read the True Story of Jack the Ripper... Thank you in advance for buying our book. We know you'll love it!

30 review for Jack the Ripper: From London to Hell (The True Story of Jack the Ripper) (Historical Biographies of Famous People)

  1. 5 out of 5

    Donadee's Corner

    Jack the Ripper by Alexander Kennedy Review 8/9/17 Jack the Ripper, did he get away with it or NOT? He was his era’s most wanted man, leaving behind him a string of mutilated victims that terrified the world. Yet despite a wealth of tantalizing evidence—eyewitnesses who saw him with his victims, his taunting letters to police, and forensic evidence gathered from the dead—he has never been conclusively unmasked. Alexander Kennedy gives a compact, readable overview of the Ripper saga, examining the k Jack the Ripper by Alexander Kennedy Review 8/9/17 Jack the Ripper, did he get away with it or NOT? He was his era’s most wanted man, leaving behind him a string of mutilated victims that terrified the world. Yet despite a wealth of tantalizing evidence—eyewitnesses who saw him with his victims, his taunting letters to police, and forensic evidence gathered from the dead—he has never been conclusively unmasked. Alexander Kennedy gives a compact, readable overview of the Ripper saga, examining the killings from every side. Here we experience the desperate race of police to stop the Ripper before he strikes again, and the role of newspapers in shaping the Ripper legend. We look at each of the so-called “canonical” murders, and also the possibility that the Ripper might have killed more women than generally realized. And then we chase down the many answers to the most burning question of all: Whodunit? Both novices and hardcore “Ripperologists” will appreciate Alexander Kennedy’s fresh, insightful take on history’s most iconic killer. "One day men will look back and say I gave birth to the twentieth century" - Jack the Ripper Interesting points: • The Ripper’s taunting correspondence with police—and the possibility that it was a hoax. • The role of Queen Victoria in the Ripper investigation. • How the Ripper murders led to the birth of “profiling.” • The tragic histories of the Ripper’s victims. • The evidence for and against each of the prime suspects in the murders. • Famous men accused of the Ripper murders, including Lewis Carroll, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Prince Albert Victor. • Modern day investigations into the killings by mystery author Patricia Cornwell and others. What did I like? The above list of points was interesting. I don’t have the burning desire to solve the case or even to read everything that has ever been written but this was sent to me from the author to review and I did find how he approached the case intriguing. I have read other accounts from different authors but this was really a different approach. I find that I liked it! What will you like? If you could say without sounding off, you will find this a refreshing look at one of the most wanted and horrific killers of his time. You actually see the research that the author did. I think that most authors that I have read in the past were more interested in the actual killings and not the real dirt about the women and the work that the police did at the time to try to find the killer. Then he even takes it a step further in comparing the different approaches that others have taken, including the FBI. It’s odd, there have been more horrific killers in the past but I guess the fact that the Ripper got away with it is the draw that keeps bringing more attention to just this one guy! Or did he get away with it???? Some of the accounts that are included in this version lead us into another direction that I really would like to feel is the actual truth. He didn’t get away with it, he was caught and punished but just not for these killings. If he was punished for something or even if it was a mental breakdown! So long as it was some type of punishment, that would suit me fine!!!!!!

  2. 5 out of 5

    Donadee's Corner

    Jack the Ripper by Alexander Kennedy Review 8/9/17 Jack the Ripper, did he get away with it or NOT? He was his era’s most wanted man, leaving behind him a string of mutilated victims that terrified the world. Yet despite a wealth of tantalizing evidence—eyewitnesses who saw him with his victims, his taunting letters to police, and forensic evidence gathered from the dead—he has never been conclusively unmasked. Alexander Kennedy gives a compact, readable overview of the Ripper saga, examining the k Jack the Ripper by Alexander Kennedy Review 8/9/17 Jack the Ripper, did he get away with it or NOT? He was his era’s most wanted man, leaving behind him a string of mutilated victims that terrified the world. Yet despite a wealth of tantalizing evidence—eyewitnesses who saw him with his victims, his taunting letters to police, and forensic evidence gathered from the dead—he has never been conclusively unmasked. Alexander Kennedy gives a compact, readable overview of the Ripper saga, examining the killings from every side. Here we experience the desperate race of police to stop the Ripper before he strikes again, and the role of newspapers in shaping the Ripper legend. We look at each of the so-called “canonical” murders, and also the possibility that the Ripper might have killed more women than generally realized. And then we chase down the many answers to the most burning question of all: Whodunit? Both novices and hardcore “Ripperologists” will appreciate Alexander Kennedy’s fresh, insightful take on history’s most iconic killer. "One day men will look back and say I gave birth to the twentieth century" - Jack the Ripper Interesting points: • The Ripper’s taunting correspondence with police—and the possibility that it was a hoax. • The role of Queen Victoria in the Ripper investigation. • How the Ripper murders led to the birth of “profiling.” • The tragic histories of the Ripper’s victims. • The evidence for and against each of the prime suspects in the murders. • Famous men accused of the Ripper murders, including Lewis Carroll, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Prince Albert Victor. • Modern day investigations into the killings by mystery author Patricia Cornwell and others. What did I like? The above list of points was interesting. I don’t have the burning desire to solve the case or even to read everything that has ever been written but this was sent to me from the author to review and I did find how he approached the case intriguing. I have read other accounts from different authors but this was really a different approach. I find that I liked it! What will you like? If you could say without sounding off, you will find this a refreshing look at one of the most wanted and horrific killers of his time. You actually see the research that the author did. I think that most authors that I have read in the past were more interested in the actual killings and not the real dirt about the women and the work that the police did at the time to try to find the killer. Then he even takes it a step further in comparing the different approaches that others have taken, including the FBI. It’s odd, there have been more horrific killers in the past but I guess the fact that the Ripper got away with it is the draw that keeps bringing more attention to just this one guy! Or did he get away with it???? Some of the accounts that are included in this version lead us into another direction that I really would like to feel is the actual truth. He didn’t get away with it, he was caught and punished but just not for these killings. If he was punished for something or even if it was a mental breakdown! So long as it was some type of punishment, that would suit me fine!!!!!!

  3. 5 out of 5

    Elizabeth

    He was his era’s most wanted man, leaving behind him a string of mutilated victims that terrified the world. Yet despite a wealth of tantalizing evidence—eyewitnesses who saw him with his victims, his taunting letters to police, and forensic evidence gathered from the dead—he has never been conclusively unmasked. Alexander Kennedy gives a compact, readable overview of the Ripper saga, examining the killings from every side. Here we experience the desperate race of police to stop the Ripper b He was his era’s most wanted man, leaving behind him a string of mutilated victims that terrified the world. Yet despite a wealth of tantalizing evidence—eyewitnesses who saw him with his victims, his taunting letters to police, and forensic evidence gathered from the dead—he has never been conclusively unmasked. Alexander Kennedy gives a compact, readable overview of the Ripper saga, examining the killings from every side. Here we experience the desperate race of police to stop the Ripper before he strikes again, and the role of newspapers in shaping the Ripper legend. We look at each of the so-called “canonical” murders, and also the possibility that the Ripper might have killed more women than generally realized. And then we chase down the many answers to the most burning question of all: Whodunit? Both novices and hardcore “Ripperologists” will appreciate Alexander Kennedy’s fresh, insightful take on history’s most iconic killer. "One day men will look back and say I gave birth to the twentieth century" - Jack the Ripper Buy Now to Discover: The Ripper’s taunting correspondence with police—and the possibility that it was a hoax. The role of Queen Victoria in the Ripper investigation. How the Ripper murders led to the birth of “profiling.” The tragic histories of the Ripper’s victims. The evidence for and against each of the prime suspects in the murders. Famous men accused of the Ripper murders, including Lewis Carroll, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Prince Albert Victor. Modern day investigations into the killings by mystery author Patricia Cornwell and others. What did I think of it: 5 stars While I did know a little bit already about the Jack the Ripper case going into this book , there was some stuff I didn't know and was 100% new to me, with that said here is some of the new stuff that I learned: 1: one of the famous men accused to be Jack The Ripper was Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland 2: Criminal profiling - only came about in the course of the search of Jack the Ripper by a Dr. Thomas Bond a police surgeon, 3: a hundred years later another profiler John E. Douglas examined the case though the lenses of the now commonly applied aspects as victimology , medical reports , and crime scene analysis before arriving at a detailed profile in his 1988 report and that it was not all that different from Dr. Bond's in some regards, with that said to found out more you have to go and pick up the book yourself to read.

  4. 4 out of 5

    Jason

    An interesting book, but nothing new presented here. If you're just getting into the material this book is a great way to get familiar with the more well-known bits of Ripper lore, but it fails to get into anything truly in-depth.

  5. 5 out of 5

    Tisha

    Quick synopsis of Jack the Ripper: the crimes that were committed, the men it might have been, how London reacted, etc. It does not go in depth on anything, but is great if you a looking for a quick overview.

  6. 5 out of 5

    Elaine

    Jack the Ripper: From London to Hell Some very interesting theories on this age old unsolved case. Worthwhile read for Jack the Ripper theorists. I definitely recommend it.

  7. 4 out of 5

    Diannne Alexander

    Great Review Great run through .Highlights all of the accused .Kominsky is the killer .Are at the moment I believe he is .

  8. 5 out of 5

    Shannon Travis

    Very interesting book! I got this book for my honest opinion. I enjoyed this book very much. It gave more background on the victims and their lives before they were killed. It also touched on some of the suspects both likely and unlikely ones. It also went into how the press over dramatized it so they could sell more papers. They went into how they were falsely accusing different races or classes just to be able to sell more papers too. Overall I really enjoyed this book.

  9. 4 out of 5

    Mary

    An easy read, but nothing new if you've ever even heard of Jack the Ripper before. One more star for being free.

  10. 4 out of 5

    Gayle Knight

  11. 5 out of 5

    Alexandrea Bailey

  12. 5 out of 5

    Judith Claycomb

  13. 4 out of 5

    derek nunes

  14. 4 out of 5

    Tammy

  15. 4 out of 5

    Lara Jaeger

  16. 4 out of 5

    Carrie Wilson

  17. 4 out of 5

    Melissa

  18. 4 out of 5

    Cathy Bayne

  19. 4 out of 5

    Andrea

  20. 4 out of 5

    Pamela Jay Paralikis Jay Paralikis

  21. 5 out of 5

    Donna J

  22. 4 out of 5

    Mr Nigel D Holmes

  23. 5 out of 5

    Peter Eddicott

  24. 5 out of 5

    equilla denslow

  25. 4 out of 5

    Roger Heineck

  26. 4 out of 5

    Malena

  27. 4 out of 5

    mrs carmen m cohen

  28. 4 out of 5

    Dustan Straub

  29. 5 out of 5

    Tasha

  30. 5 out of 5

    Craig Hansen

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