John Wainwright





John Wainwright

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born
in Hunslet, The United Kingdom
February 25, 1921

died
September 01, 1995

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aka Jack Ripley

John William Wainwright was a rear gunner in World War II, after which he spent twenty years as a policeman in Yorkshire. He wrote eighty crime novels between 1965 and 1992, sometimes under the pseudonym 'Jack Ripley'. He also wrote some short stories (mostly uncollected in book format), 7 radio plays, and an indefinite amount of magazine articles and newspaper columns.


Average rating: 3.51 · 156 ratings · 11 reviews · 82 distinct works · Similar authors
Cul-de-Sac
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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Portrait in Shadows
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1986 — 6 editions
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A Pride Of Pigs
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings
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All on a Summer's Day
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1981 — 3 editions
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The Ride
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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Death in a Sleeping City
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1975
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Duty Elsewhere
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1979 — 2 editions
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The Eye Of The Beholder
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1980 — 2 editions
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All Through The Night
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1986 — 3 editions
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Square Dance
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1975
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