The Ripper's Tale

A soon to be published book claims to be Jack's own

TED BUNDY. AILEEN WUORNOS. ANDREI CHIKATILO. Now that such real-life mass murderers have had their day in the media sun, isn't it about time the original celebrity-psychopath got to take a bow of his own? Have no fear; coming this fall to a bookstore near you is The Diary of Jack the Ripper, courtesy of U.S. publisher Warner Books and Britain's Smith Gryphon. The tome purports to offer the authentic contents of a journal penned by the legendary London killer who slashed his way into infamy over three months in 1888 by murdering and mutilating at least seven and perhaps as...

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