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Publisher Description

We all know about Jack the Ripper, the serial murderer who terrorized Whitechapel and confounded police in 1888, but how much do we really know about his victims?

Pursued by one demon into the clutches of another, the ordinary life of Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols is made extraordinary by horrible, inhuman circumstance. Jack the Ripper's first victim comes to life in this sensitive and intimate fictionalized portrait, from humble beginnings, to building a family with an abusive husband, her escape into poverty and the workhouse, alcoholism, and finally abandoned on the streets of London where the Whitechapel Murderer found her.

With A Brutal Chill in August, Alan M. Clark gives listeners an uncompromising and terrifying look at the nearly forgotten human story behind one of the most sensational crimes in history. This is horror that happened.

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
NARRATOR
AR
Alicia Rose
LENGTH
08:05
hr min
RELEASED
2016
August 25
PUBLISHER
IFD Publishing
PRESENTED BY
Audible.co.uk
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
390.7
MB