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What Alice Knew

(2010)
A Most Curious Novel of Henry James and Jack the Ripper
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A fun and clever literary reinterpretation, with Henry James hot on the trail of Jack the Ripper

Henry James is suffering through boring drunken dinner parties in London, but when his brother William-renowned for his groundbreaking work in the new science of psychology-is summoned from America by Scotland Yard to help investigate an East End serial killer who calls himself Jack the Ripper, things are suddenly much more interesting.

Their bedridden sister Alice James takes on the role of lead detective, as the three precocious siblings attempt to unravel the true identity of the killer. Searching London high and low, encountering characters both suspicious and ridiculous, they inch closer to a killer neither they, nor readers, would suspect.

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"A marvelously rich and intelligent read..." - John Banville


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Hardback Editions

2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: What Alice Knew
Author(s): Paula Marantz Cohen
ISBN: 1-61129-256-5 / 978-1-61129-256-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   


Paperback Editions

September 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: What Alice Knew: A Most Curious Tale of Henry James and Jack the Ripper
Author(s): Paula Marantz Cohen
ISBN: 1-4022-4355-3 / 978-1-4022-4355-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: What Alice Knew: A Most Curious Tale of Henry James and Jack the Ripper
Author(s): Paula Marantz Cohen
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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