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The Autobiography of Jack the Ripper'by Jack Carnac
The Autobiography of Jack the Ripper'by Jack Carnac
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The

Autobiography of Jack the

Ripper

by Jack Carnac

Recommended by

Debbie Clarke

I found this book fascinating - not only does it cover the incredible memoirs of someone who claims he was Jack the Ripper but it also tells the story of how it came to be published.

The book has been written by James Willoughby Carnac shortly before his death and is an account of his life including a few short months in 1888 when he became the murderer known as Jack the Ripper.

What’s interesting is there appears to be information that does not appear to have come from newspapers of the time or other publications.

There is also a believable motive given for Carnac becoming the infamous Whitechapel killer and a reason why he eventually decided to stop killing.

What I liked was the fact it’s left up to the reader to decide whether he was Jack the Ripper or not.