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Paula Marantz Cohen Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Cohen's Book Reviews

What Alice Knew: A Most Curious Tale of Henry James and Jack the Ripper
Just who was Jack the Ripper? It is 1888 and this novel opens with a dinner party with a cast of very real characters from history all discussing just who Jack the Ripper may actually be. Author Henry James is inebriated, but enjoys the conversation around the table with Robert Browning, Samuel Clemens (AKA Mark Twain), George duMaurier, John Singer Sargent and Oscar Wilde. It's as though the author took the question of who would you like to dine with an...