1888 London Murders in the Year of the Ripper (BOK)

Peter Stubley

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In 1888 Jack the Ripper made the headlines with a series of horrific murders that remain unsolved to this day. But most killers are not shadowy figures stalking the streets with a lust for blood. Many are ordinary citizens driven to the ultimate crime by circumstance, a fit of anger or a desire for revenge. Their crimes, overshadowed by the few, sensational cases, are ignored, forgotten or written off. This book examines all the known murders in London in 1888 to build a picture of society. Who were the victims? How did they live, and how did they die? Why did a husband batter his wife to death after she failed to get him a cup of tea? How many died under the wheels of a horse-driven cab? Just how dangerous was London in 1888?

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Peter Stubley
Forlag
The History Press
ISBN 9780752465432
Antall sider 272 Dimensjoner 12,4cm x 19,3cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 295 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form True crime, Local history