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Ripperology: The Best of Ripperologist Magazine

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Widely considered the leading journal for the study of Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel murders, Ripperologist has published more than sixty issues since its launch in 1994. Ripperology collects dozens of the choicest articles from the magazine, written by many of the most knowledgeable Ripper experts.



These articles cover all angles of the grizzly murders. Articles such

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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Barnes and Noble
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Terri
I really enjoyed these articles. High quality. Particularly the ones on Carrie Brown, Dickens and the East End & Letters to the Old Jewry. In Ripperology there is always something new to explore!
nicole
May 01, 2008 nicole rated it did not like it
I must preface this review with the fact that I bought this book because it was "bargain priced" and not necessarily as something I wanted to read it.

It is essentially just a reprint of the "best" articles in Ripperologist Magazine (who knew that existed?). Most of the articles were very meandering and generally used circular reasoning in their arguments (about victims, suspects, etc concerning the Jack the Ripper murders). Only maybe 2-3 of the artciles (out of around 15-20) I found remotely in
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Lizabeth Tucker
Feb 25, 2013 Lizabeth Tucker rated it it was ok
I read a lot of true crime and police books and have always enjoyed the majority of them. Certain crime and/or criminals do tend to fascinate and intrigue me. Jack the Ripper is one of the most famous unsolved crimes of the modern era. There are numerous books dedicated to this serial killer as well as Ripperologist magazine.

This is a collection of what are supposed to be the best articles from the magazine. While I did enjoy a couple of articles, the majority were just boring.

Even if you're a f
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Mary
Sep 28, 2008 Mary rated it it was ok
Though several of the articles were interesting, most were only tangentially related to Jack the Ripper. What surprised me the most is how poorly some of the articles were written.
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