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The Five

The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

The book delves into the lives of the five women murdered by the infamous serial killer, Jack the Ripper, in 1888 London, providing a detailed account of their personal histories, struggles, and the societal conditions that contributed to their fates. It challenges the pervasive narrative that they were all prostitutes, instead painting a more nuanced picture of their experiences as women in Victorian England.

Key points:

1. Victim Humanization: The book emphasizes seeing Jack the Ripper's victims as individuals with unique stories, not just faceless victims.

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