Jack the Ripper: The Long Arm of the Law

Jack the Ripper The Long Arm of the Law Jack the Ripper isn t famous rich or royal but he played a crucial role on the night of the double event My suspect is an ordinary man yet he both frightens and threatens the Metropolitan police t

  • Title: Jack the Ripper: The Long Arm of the Law
  • Author: Luggs
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Jack the Ripper isn t famous, rich, or royal, but he played a crucial role on the night of the double event My suspect is an ordinary man, yet he both frightens and threatens the Metropolitan police to this day They accused him of perjury, some called him a liar, others a fool But he lived to a ripe old age and evaded the hangman s noose In short, he got away with murdJack the Ripper isn t famous, rich, or royal, but he played a crucial role on the night of the double event My suspect is an ordinary man, yet he both frightens and threatens the Metropolitan police to this day They accused him of perjury, some called him a liar, others a fool But he lived to a ripe old age and evaded the hangman s noose In short, he got away with murder The files on The Jack the Ripper case will remain sealed to protect witnesses one hundred and thirty years after the Whitechapel murders Fusty Luggs portrays the lives of the murdered women, so often portrayed as victims devoid of personality and mere bit part players in the drama that is Jack the ripper, with sensitivity and humour A brush with the law Ha, ha.

    One thought on “Jack the Ripper: The Long Arm of the Law”

    1. A fictional take on the Ripper. The story is told from the POV of the Ripper and gives clues to the motive and reasons he avoided capture. It goes far beyond the canonical victims and merges with the victims of The Bank Holiday murders and The Thames Torso killings. Inserted in the story are many historical accounts and interesting facts.

    2. A challenging, compelling readThe allure of Jack the Ripper has been with us for over a century. Morbid fascination gone wild; indeed the story has become folklore, not to mention a sort of cottage industry. Why does it endure? I suppose it’s the brutality of the crimes, the number of victims, and the fact that Jack was never caught nor identified. Who was he? A surgeon, a royal personage, a deranged butcher, or a shadow who will never be found by history? Jack was not the first serial killer, [...]

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