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Ripper Notes - October 2004

Ripper Notes - Oct 2004

Ripper Notes
October 2004 - Issue #20

Editor: Dan Norder - Associate Editor: Wolf Vanderlinden

Introduction: Putting it All Together p.2
Serial Sadistic Stabbers - Jan Bondeson
Cutbush, the Monster and Jack the Snipper
Jack the Ripper: Not the First - Amanda Howard
A brief overview of some earlier serial killers
The Supernatural Element - Wolf Vanderlinden
An otherworldly look at the Whitechapel murders
On The Matter of Milk - Paul Begg
The author follows Mrs. Maxwell on a milk run
The Great Victorian Horror Story? - Wolf Vanderlinden
Jack the Ripper and the icons of horror
The Witches of Whitechapel - Bernard Brown
A history of persecuting women on Buck's Row
The Vesica Piscis Connection - Tom Wescott
Jack the Ripper, Jesus Christ and the Lindbergh Tragedy
Connecting the Dots - Dan Norder
Were the Ripper crime scenes chosen to form a pattern?
Dutfield's Yard - Antonio Sironi
A Change in Methodology?
Did Jack the Ripper Visit Leadville? - Roger Peterson   p.74
The Inquest - Jennifer Pegg   p.78
News & Notes   p.84
The Bookcase   p.94
The Whitechapel Letterbox   p.106

Contents copyright 2004 by Dan Norder for Ripper Notes.

ISBN 0-9759129-1-7

Ripper Notes is published by Inklings Press.

The opinions expressed in articles and letters are those of the individual authors and are not necessarily shared by the editors.

On the cover:

  • On left: Abandoned Street by Peter Zelei, © 2001.
  • On right: Detail from Rue Mosnier with Pavers (1878) by Edouard Manet.
  • Background and back cover: part of a 1850 map of East London by Charles Knight.