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The Complete History of Jack the Ripper

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Ghost: "You have to destroy to rebuild, but that doesn't mean you have to level everything into gravel" ". Kerrang! . Retrieved 2022-03-12. In October 1888, London's Metropolitan Police Service estimated that there were 62 brothels and 1,200 women working as prostitutes in Whitechapel, [7] with approximately 8,500 people residing in the 233 common lodging-houses within Whitechapel every night, [3] with the nightly price for a coffin bed being fourpence [8] and the cost of sleeping upon a "lean-to" or "hang-over" rope stretched across the dormitory being two pence per person. [9]

I don’t blame you, I am rather attractive. The tall, dark hero of your dreams, swooping in to save you with my vast intellect. You should accept my hand at once.” Tax reforms in the 1850s had enabled the publication of inexpensive newspapers with a wider circulation. [198] These mushroomed in the later Victorian era to include mass-circulation newspapers costing as little as a halfpenny, along with popular magazines such as The Illustrated Police News which made the Ripper the beneficiary of previously unparalleled publicity. [199] Consequently, at the height of the investigation, over one million copies [200] of newspapers with extensive coverage devoted to the Whitechapel murders were sold each day. [201] However, many of the articles were sensationalistic and speculative, and false information was regularly printed as fact. [202] In addition, several articles speculating as to the identity of the Ripper alluded to local xenophobic rumours that the perpetrator was either Jewish or foreign. [203] [204]

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