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Jack the Ripper: The Definitive History

Jack the Ripper When Jack the Ripper walked onto the streets of the East End he came to represent everything that was wrong with the area and with society as a whole. This book sets his murders in their historical context, examining in depth what East London was like in 1888, how it came to be that way, and how events led to this most infamous and grisly episode. Full description

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