Woman at the devil's door : the untold story of the Hampstead murderess / by Sarah Beth Hopton.
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|South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley||CD -- 364.15 HOPTON SARAH (Text)||30402004724805||ADULT AUDIOBOOK||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781538511176
- ISBN: 1538511177
- Physical Description: 6 sound discs (7 1/2 hr.) : CD digital; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [Ashland] : Blackstone Publishing, 2018.
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Read by Kate Mulligan.
On October 24, 1890, a woman's mutilated and lifeless body was discovered on a pile of rubbish in Hampstead, North London. Her arms were lacerated, her face crushed and bloodied, and her head almost completely severed from her body. A mile away a blood-soaked stroller was found leaning against a residential gate. The dead baby's body, hidden beneath a nettle bush, was not located until the following morning. So began the incredible story of the Hampstead Tragedy. Eventually, Scotland Yard knocked on the door of 2 Priory Street, home to Mary Eleanor Pearcey, the pretty twenty-four-year-old mistress of the victim's husband, whose crimes inspired speculation that Jack the Ripper was a woman, and whose dying request was as bizarre and mysterious as her life.The first full-length examination of the extraordinary case, Woman at the Devil's Door is a thrilling look at a notorious murderess and the webs she wove.
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