The Five

The Five

The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

Book - 2019
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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.
Publisher: London :, Doubleday,, 2019.
ISBN: 9780857524485
Characteristics: 415 pages : maps ; 22 cm.


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May 23, 2019

Amazing, exhausting history of how ordinary women lived in Victorian England. These five were murdered, after lives struggling with alcoholism, poverty, homelessness, disease. Don't expect to learn about their killer.

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