"This is an updated and expanded edition of the fullest ever collective
investigation into Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel Murders.
This volume collects not just all the key factual evidence but also 20
different arguments as to the identity of Jack the Ripper, such as that
advanced by Patricia Cornwell. Contributions are from the world's leading
Ripperologists, including William Beadle, Melvyn Fairclough, Martin Fido,
Shirley Harrison, James Tully and Colin Wilson.
The identity of Jack the Ripper has plagued professional historians,
criminologists, writers and amateur enthusiasts. The many suspects include
Montague John Druitt, Walter Sickert, Aaron Kosminski, Michael Ostrog, William
Henry Bury, Dr Tumblety and James Maybrick. The only certainty is that
Ripperologists have not found an individual on whom they can all
The essays are supported by a detailed chronology, extensive bibliography and
"'Closes the book on Jack as comprehensively as possible' - Crime Time"
Series: Mammoth Books
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 24th April 2008
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1