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Book: The Five

Five devastating human stories and a dark and moving portrait of Victorian London—the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper. Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolverhampton, Sweden, and Wales. They wrote ballads, ran coffee houses, lived on country estates, they breathed ink-dust from printing presses and escaped people-traffickers. What they had in common was the year of their murders: 1888. The person responsible was never identified, but the character created by the press to fill that gap has become far more famous than any of these five women. [more inside]
posted by Homo neanderthalensis on May 23, 2019 - 2 comments

Time After Time: Pilot; I Will Catch You  Season 1, Ep 1

A young H.G. Wells travels in the time machine he created to modern-day New York in pursuit of Jack the Ripper. (previously on Fanfare, the 1979 film) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 5, 2017 - 9 comments

Movie: Time After Time

H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to the 20th Century when the serial murderer uses the future writer's time machine to escape his time period. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 22, 2015 - 10 comments

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