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Francis Thompson : A Ripper Suspect (Paperback) (Richard Andrew Patterson)

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The UK Express.“Jack the Ripper mystery SOLVED: Shock new claims uncover identity of most notorious killer.” The Lancashire Evening Post.“FRANCIS Thompson, Preston’s most famous poet, has been ****** as Jack the Ripper in a new book by Australian teacher Richard Patterson.” The Daily Mail.“…new theory that 19th Century writer with surgical experience and opium addiction butchered prostitutes.”The“Jack the Ripper: Francis Thompson pegged as the unknown London serial killer.”The UK Sun."The true identity of Jack The Ripper' revealed.”This book solves the Jack the Ripper murders. Within is the culmination of twenty years research around the globe. It presents new evidence that, on the night that the Ripper killed his victim, Thompson could look down, from his room; to the passage that led to hers. Inside is proof that Thompson may have been a friend of a victim, that he kept a dissecting scalpel, and that he was taught the rare surgical procedure found on the victims. Here is new evidence for Thompson’s guilt, including what he told about wanting to kill prostitutes, and his ill-fated relationship with one. His drug habit, madness, urges to mutilate, and confrontations with the police are all exposed and every clue left by the Ripper as well. Prepare to know the incredible story behind Thompson’s homelessness, and his rescue by an editor fascinated in the murders. All will be revealed; Thompson’s mysterious death, rise to fame, the secret alteration and destruction of his papers and the horrifying motive behind one of the greatest crimes in history.Author, Richard Patterson, independently determined that Thompson might be the Ripper in 1997. Patterson's continued research has made him a guest speaker at the 2005 & 2016 UK Jack the Ripper Conference. He has had articles published on the theory in newspapers, magazines and journals. He authored the Francis Thompson page on the Ripper Casebook, the world's most visited Ripper website. Patterson has travelled the world, from Boston to London in search of clues. This book is the result of 20 years of research. It reveals a hidden history; blows the Ripper case wide-open, unlocking many of its mysteries.Also Included only in the Paperback edition are 16 pages of illustrations, some colour, and 40,000 more words. Part 2: Contains an extra detailed chapter on Thompson's possible motive. Also are many dissertations exploring the repercussions of his guilt. Also, in the paperback, is‘Was Francis Thompson Jack the Ripper?’ – A reprint of the 1988 article in the Criminologist by Dr Joseph Rupp. Also‘End Crowning Work’ – A reprint of a Francis Thompson’s short story.Visit the book's website for more information:
Number of Pages: 330.0
Genre: True Crime
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Author: Richard Andrew Patterson
Language: English
Street Date: March 3, 2016
TCIN: 51498306
UPC: 9781530218257
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-8437

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