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Tannadier 2007
Jack l'Eventreur Démasqué
Sophie Herfort
Tallandier, 2007. Softcover. 301pp.
Illustration, bibliography, index.

Casebook Review:

According to Sophie Herfort, Jack the Ripper was none other than Melville Macnaghten, author of the famous Macnaghten Memoranda and later Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. Herfort theorizes that Macnaghten perpetrated the crimes partly to embarrass his rival, Sir Charles Warren. The author tries valiantly to uncover evidence to support this thesis, but in the end I think most readers will be left far from convinced that Macnaghten and the Ripper were one and the same.






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  Melville Macnaghten
       Dissertations: A Mystery Play : Police Opinions on Jack the Ripper 
       Dissertations: Emily and the Bibliophile: A Possible Source for Macnaght... 
       Dissertations: Problems with the Macnaghten Memoranda 
       Message Boards: Melville Leslie Macnaghten 
       Official Documents: The Macnaghten Memoranda 
       Police Officials: Melville Leslie Macnaghten 
       Press Reports: Coshocton Tribune - 3 June 1913 
       Press Reports: Frederick Post - 2 June 1913 
       Press Reports: Times [London] - 13 May 1921 
       Press Reports: Times [London] - 16 May 1913 
       Press Reports: Times [London] - 17 May 1921 
       Press Reports: Washington Post - 4 June 1913 
       Ripper Media: Days of My Years 
       Ripper Media: Days of My Years: Chapter 4