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Default Jack and the Thames Torso Murders: A New Ripper?

Is this the book that Fisherman has alluded to?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jack-Thames...ack+the+ripper
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Is this the book that Fisherman has alluded to?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jack-Thames...ack+the+ripper
Absolutely.
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Cheers Fisherman!

I really look forward to reading it👍
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I have to say that Drew was very closely guarded about what it would propose at the recent talk?

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I have to say that Drew was very closely guarded about what it would propose at the recent talk?

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I'm not surprised, Steve! Incidentally, the actual blurb for the book refers ro "means, motive and opportunity", which immediately sets off alarm bells.

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I'm not surprised, Steve! Incidentally, the actual blurb for the book refers ro "means, motive and opportunity", which immediately sets off alarm bells.
Drew did say he was adding a name to the list, so not sure if that means New or someone we have already talked about.

The man is a serious academic, and I look forward to his work, of course he may be totally wrong.


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Drew did say he was adding a name to the list, so not sure if that means New or someone we have already talked about.

The man is a serious academic, and I look forward to his work, of course he may be totally wrong.


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Yes, I noticed that. He works at the University of Northampton, currently ranked 99 in the UK rankings!

Joking apart, at my university there were acadamics who I would have highly rated, others should we say, not so much.
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Yes, I noticed that. He works at the University of Northampton, currently ranked 99 in the UK rankings!

Joking apart, at my university there were acadamics who I would have highly rated, others should we say, not so much.
John,

having worked in the university sector for some 35 years I could not agree more.
However it is good to see academics taking an interest at last.


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John,

having worked in the university sector for some 35 years I could not agree more.
However it is good to see academics taking an interest at last.


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Steve,

Yes, I agree, it'll be interesting to get an academic's perspective, and I'll probably buy the book as I'm extremely interested in the Torso cases. In fact, I keep meaning to post on the subject!

I would just add that if Professor David Canter wrote a book on the subject that really would be a game changer.

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Steve,

Yes, I agree, it'll be interesting to get an academic's perspective, and I'll probably buy the book as I'm extremely interested in the Torso cases. In fact, I keep meaning to post on the subject!
John, don't know if you do facebook, but there is a torso group there.

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