Jack The Ripper

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In September 1888, one of the most infamous serial killers in history stalked the narrow streets of the East End of London. Jack the Ripper killed at least five prostitutes and was never caught by the police despite a massive manhunt. Using contemporary accounts, Simon Watts describes how the murderer cast a spell over late Victorian England.

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