Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper--Case Closed

Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper--Case Closed

Patricia Cornwell

The number-one New York Times-bestselling novelist Patricia Cornwell is understood across the world for her marvelous storytelling, the braveness of her characters, and the cutting-edge forensic equipment they hire.

during this headline-making new paintings of nonfiction, Cornwell turns her trademark abilities for meticulous study and medical services on some of the most chilling circumstances of serial homicide within the historical past of crime-the slayings of Jack the Ripper that terrorized Eighties London. With the masterful instinct into the legal brain that has proficient her novels, Cornwell digs deeper into the case than any detective prior to her-and unearths the genuine identification of this elusive madman.

Enlisting assistance from forensic specialists, Cornwell examines all of the actual proof to be had: hundreds of thousands of records and experiences, fingerprints, crime-scene images, unique etchings and work, goods of garments, artists' paraphernalia, and strains of DNA. Her unavoidable end: Jack the Ripper was once none except a revered painter of his day, an artist now accrued by way of the various world's most interesting museums.

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