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  1. theoriginalphantom

    Book Review The Return of the Ripper? Kevin Turton. Pen and Sword True Crime

    If it wasn't for the title mentioning 'the ripper' I could start this by saying what's special about 1888, specifically London? Mention Whitechapel and most people think of 'Jack the ripper'. but did The Ripper kill after 1888? If we ignore war crimes, then Jack the Ripper is one of the most...
  2. theoriginalphantom

    Book Review Living in early Victorian London - Michael Alpert. Pen and Sword books I have this as an e-book and I think the Victorians would approve of this format as their world was full of innovation and invention, much of which is covered in this book. Each chapter covers a different...
  3. Auld-Yin

    Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy

    Review by Metellus Cimber II Most people like to think that they know the basic facts about the Prince Consort's life. The younger son of the Duke of a comic-opera German State about the size of Staffordshire, Prince Albert married the Queen of the greatest empire that the world had yet seen...