‘The Five: the Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper’ by Hallie Rubenhold Review — Norwich Linguist

On this week, in 1888, Polly Ann Nichols was killed by Jack the Ripper. For over a century Polly, and the four other victims, have been narrated as ‘just prostitutes’. Rubenhold strips away the misogynistic Victorian narrative and 19th century fake news pertaining to these women, revealing their vivid, rich and devastating lives. Rubenhold reveals the truth for the first time.

‘The Five: the Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper’ by Hallie Rubenhold Review — Norwich Linguist

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