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Old 06-15-2015, 12:46 PM
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Just got some new Ripper books not sure which to read first any suggestions the books are.
Sickert and the ripper crimes by Jean Overton Fuller
Naming jack the ripper by Russell Edwards
The many faces of jack the ripper by M J Trow
The lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes
Jack the ripper by Martin Fido
The identity of jack the ripper by Donald McCormick
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Old 06-15-2015, 01:31 PM
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Martin Fido's book is by far the best.
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Old 06-15-2015, 01:59 PM
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Thamks for quick reply. I will read the Martin Fido. Funnily enough I am also currently. Reading(I read about ten books at a time) To kill and kill again by Fido.
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Read Martin and Donald and use the rest to start fires.
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On second thoughts there is so much wrong in Russell Edward's it might not even be any good for getting a fire going.
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Read Martin and Donald and use the rest to start fires.
Agreed on Martin Fido, but why should someone read Donald McCormicks book?
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Agreed on Martin Fido, but why should someone read Donald McCormicks book?
Woops wrong book sorry
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Old 06-15-2015, 05:32 PM
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Just got some new Ripper books not sure which to read first any suggestions the books are.
Sickert and the ripper crimes by Jean Overton Fuller
Naming jack the ripper by Russell Edwards
The many faces of jack the ripper by M J Trow
The lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes
Jack the ripper by Martin Fido
The identity of jack the ripper by Donald McCormick
How did you obtain that particular list of books on the subject?

If one could choose to randomly order the same number of Ripper related books i'd imagine it would turn out better.
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Old 06-16-2015, 08:35 AM
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The reason that I got these books was there was a section of the book shop full of true crime books several of which were jtr books. Upon looking through them there were about 30 jtr and of these the ones listed were the ones i didnt have so i got them.
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I'm sure you'll get a laugh out of Edwards and Lowndes' story is a nice little piece of fiction, if a bit dated! I've never read Fuller's book on Sickert. Tell us what you think of it when you've finished please.
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