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Ripper by Patricia Daniels Cornwell

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  • HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain,
  • TRUE CRIME / Murder / Serial Killers,
  • Serial murders,
  • History

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Vain and charismatic, Walter Sickert made a name for himself as a painter in Victorian London. But the ghoulish nature of his art--as well as extensive evidence--points to another name, one that"s left its bloody mark on the pages of history: Jack the Ripper. Cornwell has collected never-before-seen archival material--including a rare mortuary photo, personal correspondence, and a will with a mysterious autopsy clause--and applied cutting-edge forensic science to open an old crime to new scrutiny. Incorporating material from Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper--Case Closed, this new edition has been revised and expanded to include eight new chapters, detailed maps and hundreds of images that bring the sinister case to life.

Edition Notes

Other titlesSecret life of Walter Sickert
StatementPatricia Cornwell
ContributionsMasterson, Mary Stuart, 1966- narrator
LC ClassificationsHV6535.G6 L66 2016ab
The Physical Object
Format[sound recording] /
Pagination12 audio discs (14 hr., 45 min.)
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26935583M
ISBN 109781531868703

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Member List; Calendar; Forum Ripper Media; Books; Non-Fiction; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.   Historian speaks of 'constant trolling' over Jack the Ripper book This article is more than 11 months old Angry reaction to story of victims’ lives is . Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper—Case Closed (ISBN ) is a nonfiction book by crime novelist Patricia Cornwell which presents the theory that Walter Sickert, a British painter, was the 19th-century serial killer known as Jack the Ripper.. Jean Overton Fuller, in her book Sickert and the Ripper Crimes, had maintained that Sickert was Jack the Ripper.   Isabel Allende says that Ripper is her first murder mystery, and that it was a lot of fun to write. It's probably more accurate to say that this thoroughly charming book is the author's own eccentric notion of a murder mystery, and that it's a lot of fun to read. Also, it features a teenage sleuth who is pretty much irresistible/5(26).