What Alice Knew

A Most Curious Tale of Henry James & Jack the Ripper

By Paula Marantz Cohen
(Sourcebooks Landmark, Paperback, 9781402243554, 341pp.)

Publication Date: September 2010

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Henry James is suffering through boring dinner parties in London, but when his brother William--renowned for his work in the new science of psychology--is summoned from America by Scotland Yard to help investigate the Jack the Ripper murders, things become much more interesting.

About the Author
Paula Marantz Cohen is Distinguished Professor of English at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She is the author of the novels, "Jane Austen in Boca, Jane Austen in Scarsdale, " and "Much Ado About Jessie Kaplan", and four scholarly works of nonfiction, including "Silent Film and the Triumph of the American Myth" and "The Daughter as Reader: Encounters Between Literature and Life". She lives in Moorestown, New Jersey, with her husband and two children.
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