Lists with This Book. As the body count rises and the investigation becomes dire, Carver must decide where his true loyalty lies. The whole story about the Ripper is true; however, we knew his about his son, due to not knowing who the ripper actually was. Like that hasn’t been done before. Personally I would have liked to rate this book a 4. This is by far the best YA book that has come out this year–and in a long time as well. Looking for More Great Reads?
Is there more than one antagonist? I want to head down to City Hall Park asap just to “be” where the action took place! There isn’t that much about the actual Whitechapel murders. You can believe in the portrait he presents while also marveling in the fantastic elements. And Hawking has the classic, yet perfect, humor that all “foul-tempered, old mentors” are supposed to hav Wow. The mystery sucked me in and took me all over NYC. The characters are multi-faceted and not cookie cutter and one dimensional. The book follows fourteen year-old Carver Young, a wanna-be detective with a knack for picking locks, as he’s forced to leave his home at Ellis Orphanage and adopted by the famous Detective Hawking.
Actions and dialogue seemed sketchy and almost surreal at times.
I literally gasped out loud and scared the cat. The reason I picked this book because of the insane killer Jack the Ripper, I really like characters like the Joker who the Ripper relates to.
As the body count rises and the investigation becomes dire, Carver must decide where his true loyalty lies. I admit, I almost didn’t read this book. For his efforts he is rewarded with a single, cryptic, hand-written page from his father.
It’s exhausting in the same way watching the third Pirates smumary the Caribbean movie was. So, he had to be kicked out or get adopted at the reopening.
Anyhow, it was a very enjoyable book, one that kept me invested and on my toes. So he has to be kicked out or get adopted at the reopening.
I absolutely loved Ripper, the murderer in the book is obviously made up since no rippee really knows who Jack the Ripper was but Petrucha made it a fun guessing game as we followed along with Carver. In practice, this young adult novel suffers from being a little too familiar for anyone who’s read the most popular of fiction. Can you tell us about the main character? Except in order to do that, he would’ve already have run through the investigation, which means he’d already know who Carver’s father is, right?
School Library Journal Review Gr Petrucha combines historical fiction with a classic detective story and even some hints of steampunk. Carver Young wants to be a detective, so when he is adopted from the orphange in by Detective Hawking of the New Pinkertons agency, he is happy. Jack the Ripper is the main ;lot father. Is this your first historical thriller?
Until I got to chapter two and realized the writing’s just too cute to take seriously. Mar 14, Trevor rated it it was ok. It had great characters too. He had a very nice balance of giving clues and making you dig for them.
Ripper by Stefan Petrucha
You were dead wrong. I loved the characters and their interactions with each other, and the whole story line was great as well. Caver lived in an orphanage, however, he was getting too old to live there.
And then Tudd says Jack the Ripper, who everyone guesses to be Carver’s petrucna, would insert himself into Carver’s search for his father.
Mar 13, Mara rated it it was amazing Shelves: While the dialogue is sometimes inconsistent, there is plenty of action and suspense to keeps teens reading.
To make matters worse, etefan city’s police force is rife with corruption and scandal; however, Theodore Roosevelt, the new police commissioner, has made ripperr his personal mission to change the police force’s seedy reputation. About Ripper Panic grips the city! It also just didn’t have the dark depth that I had anticipated.
You can believe in the portrait he presents while also marveling in the fantastic elements. Also, there is some mention of exactly what kind of women Jack the Ripper preyed strfan.
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Kyle Escott L. Gr Petrucha combines historical fiction with a classic detective story and even some hints of steampunk.
I will actively go out of my way to find and read anything on him, so when I say I only have rippet real complaint about the book it means a lot because usually I find many things to nitpick.