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This text is a bloodcurdling confession of an horrific killer that unfolds a terrible Victorian tale of jealousy, depravity and love.

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“East End Misery.”

published 22/11/2003

ProIt is a good read and makes you think?

ConsA bit gruesome.

Now I am intrigied by true life crime. I think it must come my ex profession in the forces. I like to read true life crime and try and understand why they did it or what makes them tick. I am not a Barbara Bradford Taylor or a Mills and Boon sort of person. I like criminiolgy more and although I...

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“Fact or Fiction?”

published 16/10/2004

ProA new angle on the Ripper

Consis it true?

This book stands in the middle of two genres, true criminology and fascinating fiction. The answer to where it deserves to be placed revolves around one simple fact, the diary in question. The diary is said to be that of James Maybrick a Liverpool cotton merchant with London connections, and is a...

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“What a scam”

published 24/08/2000

ProA good horror read

Cons20th century book, fiction

This book should be classed under the genre of 'myths and legends' as it is not, so many ripperologists claim, in any way true. It is considered, among 'ripper' circles a modern, 20th century forgery. If it is a bit of horror you are after then this book might well feed that need, if it is...

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