Jack the Ripper victims’ reputations largely restored in book about their lives, not their deaths

//Jack the Ripper victims’ reputations largely restored in book about their lives, not their deaths

Jack the Ripper victims’ reputations largely restored in book about their lives, not their deaths

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper, by Hallie Rubenhold, pub. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 4/5 starsJack the Ripper, the serial killer who terrorised London’s East End in the late 19th century, may be the catalyst for historian Hallie Rubenhold’s fascinating new book, but he is in no way its subject.Readers who wish to linger over the bloody details of the murders or speculate as to the killer’s still unknown identity will have to look elsewhere in the rich seam of…

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