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Cream is one of the multitude of suspects for the Jack the Ripper murders so I ve included this on my JtR shelf The true story of Dr Thomas Neill Cream a
19th century serial killer whose weapon of choice was to poison by strychnine and whose victims were women of century serial killer whose weapon of choice was to poison by strychnine and whose victims were women of repute Be warned this book to poison by strychnine and whose victims were women of ill repute Be warned this book one scholar s statement of society than a true crime story and is in no way captivating in its telling The first half of the book is dedicated to Cream s killings and has a disappointingly scattered and rushed ob feel to it while the second half is a better written but very detailed thesis like look at the societal influences McLaren believes bred monsters like Cream Jack the Ripper and Dr Edward Willia. From 1877 to 1892 Dr Thomas Neill Cream murdered seven women all prostitutes or patients seeking abortions in England and North America A Prescription for Murder begins with Angus McLaren. M Pritchard In this manner the author uses the history of women s roles medicine police work and law and even the environmental landsc This book was a little dry than the other non fiction accounts I had read this crime month Unlike the others the focus wasn t on the crimes themselves but on the greater social context that had a part in bringing the crimes aboutthis book was similar to the Poisoner s handbook in that it contained a serial killer who used Strychnine In His Murders However his murders However the Handbook it wasn t completely about the detectives toxicologists and medical examiners who made it possible to catch the crim but about women who although completely unrecognized acted as witnesses and. 's vividly detailed story of the killings Using press reports and police dossiers McLaren investigates the links between crime and respectability to reveal a remarkable range of Victorian.
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Jack the Ripper. Sexual tensions and fears McLaren explores how the rolesthe Ripper. Sexual tensions and fears McLaren explores how the roles murderer and victim were created and how similar tensions might contribute to the onslaught of serial killing in today's socie.