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Stories of violence, danger, and men out of control
Amy Milne-Smith

ninepins’. 90 Madmen were often represented as possessing supernatural strength. Dougan was finally subdued and tied with rope, but he subsequently could not be brought into court because he was so out of control. In the early stages of the Whitechapel murders of 1888, as more women were horribly murdered and no credible leads were forthcoming, many wondered if a lunatic were to blame. 91 In fact, one of the most popular theories of the murderer at the

in Out of his mind