The Five: The Lives of Jack the Ripper's Women by Hallie Rubenhold

The Five: The Lives of Jack the Ripper's Women

Hallie Rubenhold

336 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

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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...

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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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