Jack The Ripper Australian True Crime?

Show Notes Ep 230 of Australian True Crime with Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb

Was a man convicted of murder in Australia in the late 19th Century also responsible for the Jack the Ripper murders in London?

Far from being a Ripper 'fan', author Garry Linnell is intrigued by Victorian history. In his new book ‘Devil’s Work’, he doesn't just retell the story we're so familiar with but uses it as a starting point to take us further into the social upheaval of the time, both in England and in Australia, where his suspect ended his days. Prepare yourself for some truly fascinating revelations about the formative years Australian culture, including a most unexpected cameo appearance by an early Prime Minister and his wife.

 

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