Revelatory investigation into the police handling of the Yorkshire Ripper Case which spanned over 14 years. For the first time, the files have been opened, the detectives are talking and the victims are reliving the nightmare. / New edition will be fully updated to encompass the recent conviction of the hoaxer John Humble. / The book itself was used by both prosecution and defence -- it is the book about this subject. / The author will write a piece for the Sunday Times and a full version of the video of Humble's two hour police interview will go up on the newspaper's website. / A forthcoming BBC documentary will generate further interest in the case, which this edition will cater for. / Michael Bilton will appear in a Channel 4 documentary, airing 2nd May. / The Byford Report about the investigation, which has previously been suppressed, will soon be released.
Michael Bilton is a former Sunday Times investigative journalist and an award-winning documentary film maker. He won an Emmy for his documentary on the My Lai massacre and got rave reviews for his book 'Four Hours in My Lai' which was published 8 years ago and which has sold over 350,000 copies so far.
"A masterpiece that reads like a thriller."