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Jack The Ripper: The First Serial Killer
Jack The Ripper was the first modern serial killer. To this day his reign of terror remains one of history’s greatest mysteries: motiveless, unmatched in brutality, and still unsolved.
Now Laura Richards of Scotland Yard’s Violent Crime Directorate re-opens the case. With the benefits of modern criminology and psychological analysis, and working with a team of experts, Richards uses 21st century techniques to understand a 19th century killer, dispelling the many myths that have grown up around the case.
The results completely change our understanding of Jack The Ripper, providing a detailed psychological study of the kind of person he was, where he lived and even what he may have looked like.
Engrossing... striking resultsThe Sunday Times
The most accurate physical, geographical and psychological portrait of the Ripper ever put togetherBBC News
Laura Richards' conclusions point convincingly towards the identity of the Ripper and debunks the mythsThe Mail On Sunday
Startling... the most accurate portrait of the Ripper ever compiledDaily Express
A team of experts focus their study on what the killings reveal about Mr Ripper and why the police could never pin anything on him... Scary stuffThe Sunday Mirror
The face of evil killer Jack The Ripper finally revealed more than 100 years after his reign of terror... You have to watch thisDaily Star