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Ur continents Silver was a disturbed adolescent youthful predator and adult misogynist whose notoriety was captured in the most confidential correspondence of a dozen countries in the western world But what those in charge of law enforcement agencies kept to themselves was how their officers had attempted to use Silver as an informer. To all y all complaining that this historian goes into too much background detail can I just say this ffs

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At the end of the nineteenth century European pimps and 'white slavers' established a hugely successful global market for commercial sex and for three turbulent decades before the First World War Joseph Silver was central to this hidden world of betrayal intrigue lust and sexual slaveryBurglar gun runner and trafficker in women on fo. This is a dense unpleasant book about an unpleasant person written in the style of a graduate student desperately padding his thesis with unimportant collateral information Lost in th

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To infiltrate syndicates only to have him outwit them as he moved in the dangerous space between police and prostitutesIn this brilliant study Charles van Onselen situates the private life of one man amidst the demi monde of the Atlantic world and casts a brilliant light on the most infamous serial killer of all time Jack the Ripper. This was a great book for research on what it was like in certain cities and countries in 1880 1915 London Paris New York ArgentineChile South Africa I d recommend it as 5 star for th


10 thoughts on “The Fox and the Flies The World of Joseph Silver Racketeer and Psychopath

  1. says:

    This is a dense unpleasant book about an unpleasant person written in the style of a graduate student desperately padding his thesis

  2. says:

    I am the type of person who has to finish a book no matter how bad it is but I just can't do it with this one I give up I thought it

  3. says:

    The exhaustive research that went into this book is impressive but it's uestionable if it was worth piecing together the life of such an insignificant reprehensible man In the end the only reason for publishing this tome is because Van Onselen believes Silver is Jack the Ripper but the evidence is circumstantial and not completely convincing A lot of assumptions about his thoughts and motivations seemed to be unfounded to meThe c

  4. says:

    To all y’all complaining that this historian goes into too much background detail can I just say this? ffs

  5. says:

    This is a huge doorstop of a book that I bought for £1 in a bargain chain I'm interested in history particularly that of the late Victorian and Edwardian eras and especially in history pertaining to women's experience so this looked like a book I would enjoyI have to say however that after slogging away at it for what seems like f

  6. says:

    This is one of the few books I could just not finish

  7. says:

    Personally I think the Jack the Ripper stuff is nonsense but this is still a great book Probably the most hostile biography of anybody I have ever read To be fair Joseph Silver was apparently an arsonist bank robber barber bigamist brothel owner burglar confidence trickster detective’s agent gangster horse trader hotelier informer jewel t

  8. says:

    An interesting look into the psychopath 'Joseph Lis’ AKA ‘silver’ during the late 1800s and into the 20th century An example of this mans behaviour was when he courted a young woman till she was in love with him he then took her to a pl

  9. says:

    This was a great book for research on what it was like in certain cities and countries in 1880 1915 London Paris New York

  10. says:

    Another example of great material let down by poor writng and in this case very shoncky historigraphy For instance the fact that some barbers acted as homosexual prositutes was no reason to extrapolate that Silver

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