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Ripper : The Secret Life of Walter Sickert (Hardcover) (Patricia Daniels Cornwell)

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From New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell comes Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert, a comprehensive and intriguing exposé of one of the world’s most chilling cases of serial murder—and the police force that failed to solve it.

Vain and charismatic Walter Sickert made a name for himself as a painter in Victorian London. But the ghoulish nature of his art—as well as extensive evidence—points to another name, one that’s left its bloody mark on the pages of history: Jack the Ripper. Cornwell has collected never-before-seen archival material—including a rare mortuary photo, personal correspondence and a will with a mysterious autopsy clause—and applied cutting-edge forensic science to open an old crime to new scrutiny.

Incorporating material from Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper—Case Closed, this new edition has been revised and expanded to include eight new chapters, detailed maps and hundreds of images that bring the sinister case to life.

Number of Pages: 553
Genre: True Crime, History
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Amazon Pub
Author: Patricia Daniels Cornwell
Language: English
Street Date: February 28, 2017
TCIN: 51554083
UPC: 9781503936874
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-3510
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