• The Mammoth Book of the Jack the Ripper

  • By: Maxim Jakubowski
  • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
  • Length: 19 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 11-12-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.2 (41 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This audiobook focuses on the countless theories that have been put forward with regard to the identity of the notorious Victorian serial killer and offers an extensive section presenting all the known facts in the case. It includes 30 essays by the most famous, often controversial Ripperologists putting forward their own theories.
It remains one of the few audiobooks to offer a series of alternative solutions to Jack the Ripper's identity and the truth behind the Whitechapel murders. But how many new theories and identities can researchers come up with?
©1999 Maxim Jakubowski (P)2015 Audible, Ltd
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By Lilian Crossley on 12-05-15

All you ever wanted to know about Jack the Ripper

Would you listen to The Mammoth Book of the Jack the Ripper Stories again? Why?

I would listen again, particularly on a long drive, because I'm sure I missed some salient points by listening whilst sewing/doing housework/gardening. It would be good to listen without such distractions.

What did you like best about this story?

I enjoyed the various hypotheses - difficult to specify my particular favourite, as it would spoil the revelation - and had already read some of the books mentioned. Indeed, we once lived in Wilkes Street in London and Jack committed one of his gruesome murders at the end of that road - one of the reasons I became intrigued by the case.

Have you listened to any of Kris Dyer’s other performances? How does this one compare?

No

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Psychopath or conspiracy - consider the evidence . . .

Any additional comments?

A challenging read, particularly some if the descriptions of the injuries, but very thought-provoking with regard to the possible identity of Jack - or of the conspirators.

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By Julie Brutnell on 09-28-16

A must for any ripperologist .

This book reveals the opinions of some prominent ripperologists on some of the ripper suspects

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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