The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

Hallie Rubenhold

415 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction biography history true crime dark informative sad medium-paced
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Miscast in the media for nearly 130 years, the victims of Jack the Ripper finally get their full stories told in this eye-opening and chilling reminder that life for middle-class women in Victorian London could be full of social pitfalls and peril...

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informative 90%
dark 71%
sad 65%
emotional 39%
reflective 39%
challenging 34%
mysterious 10%
tense 8%
inspiring 2%
adventurous 1%

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slow 31%
fast 8%

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