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31st August - On This Day In History

Born:

1945 Van Morrison (singer)

Died:

1888 Mary Ann Nicholls (first known victim of Jack the Ripper)

On This Day:

1535 Pope Paul II excommunicates King Henry VIII… 11 more words

Review: Onyx City by P.J. Thorndyke

Onyx City, the third novel in the Lazarus Longman Chronicles, is different than its predecessors, but just as enjoyable. It is set in Victorian England, two years after the events in… 603 more words

Steampunk

An August Night In London

The first of the “canonical five” victims of Jack the Ripper, Mary Ann Nichols, was found on August 31.

Far away

Caked in grime… 64 more words

Blog

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Citation:

Johnson, Maureen. The Name of the Star. Printed in the United States. Speak Books. 2012. ISBN-13: 978-0-14-242205-2. Paperback USD $9.99

Annotation:  A teen is off to boarding school in the London when a series of murders begins to replicate Jack the Ripper.  149 more words

Reviews

The Coriolanus Effect, by Tim Wells

For Jack the Ripper walking tours

Come
ye learned,
ye loquacious,
ye lost.

Walk a pentagram
around ego,
erudition,
experience.

Our shuls,
mosques,
and homes… 24 more words

Poetry

Jack the Ripper Case

London 1888, Whitechapel would be the start of gruesome murders against women. They were being killed by an unknown man who called himself Jack The Ripper. 696 more words

Cold Case

I, Ripper by Stephen Hunter (Book Review)

I, Ripper by Stephen Hunter is not what I expected from this bestselling author of fast paced thrillers. I, Ripper drips red with history, fictional and factual characters thrust into the darkest and bloodiest time in the alleys of Whitechapel. 573 more words

Book Reviews