In 2008, a manuscript discovered in the estate of a beloved British children’s book author allegedly held the confession to one of the greatest unsolved cases in history—the case of Jack the Ripper. The document introduces a new suspect—James Willoughby Carnac—who details with chilling accuracy his murder spree in London’s Whitechapel district in 1888, presents his motive for the crimes, and for the first time ever, a reason the killings stopped so suddenly.
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Is The Autobiography of Jack the Ripper simply a groundbreaking literary addition to the Ripper cannon, or is it in fact, a confession?