Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper--Case Closed

Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper--Case Closed

Patricia Cornwell

The number-one New York Times-bestselling novelist Patricia Cornwell is understood across the world for her excellent storytelling, the braveness of her characters, and the state of the art forensic equipment they hire.

during this headline-making new paintings of nonfiction, Cornwell turns her trademark talents for meticulous examine and clinical services on some of the most chilling instances of serial homicide within the background of crime-the slayings of Jack the Ripper that terrorized Eighteen Eighties London. With the masterful instinct into the felony brain that has proficient her novels, Cornwell digs deeper into the case than any detective ahead of her-and unearths the genuine id of this elusive madman.

Enlisting assistance from forensic specialists, Cornwell examines all of the actual facts on hand: hundreds of thousands of files and reviews, fingerprints, crime-scene images, unique etchings and work, goods of garments, artists' paraphernalia, and strains of DNA. Her unavoidable end: Jack the Ripper was once none except a revered painter of his day, an artist now gathered through a few of the world's best museums.

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