LITERARY SLEUTH PRACTITIONER:
Informal - An investigator who uses primarily digital, transtextual research with a holistic, humanist approach in the detection and pursuit of evidence to obtain and deliver solution-focused information.
Richard Patterson's claim to fame, as a Literary Sleuth, is that it is widely believed he has solved one of the world's great crime mysteries. The Jack the Ripper murders, of London in 1888. With his, 1997, discovery of Francis Thompson, a new suspect.
Patterson is also credited with his, 2012, rediscovery of what experts claim to be the most important archeological site in the world - An ancient stone arrangement widely known as Australia's Stonehenge.
Here is a clip, from CNN’s the History Channel, featuring the standing stone site. This clip was beamed into in 95 million homes around the world. It asks if Patterson's find can provide insights into other stone arrangements scattered around the world.
His high caliber solutions have enabled him to, single-handed, have his name and works reported on by many of the world’s largest media outlets.
A Literary Sleuth is hired for various roles, not limited too.
- Marketing & Branding
- Dispute Mediation
- Crime Solving
- Writing References
- Missing Persons Investigation
- Writing Testimonials
- Intelligence Gathering
- Writing Resumes
- Content Generation
- Problem Solving
- Proof Reading
- client centered
- negotiable hourly or fixed rate
- & pro-bono (subject to ethical efficacy)
News sources that Patterson's solutions have appeared in include:
Jack the Ripper The Works of Francis Thompson (Book), The Whitechapel Journal, Ripperologist Magazine, The Jack The Ripper A to Z (books) Wikipedia, The Lancashire Evening Post, BBC North West Tonight, Fox News, CNN History Channel, The UK Daily Mail, The Christian Science Monitor Magazine, The UK Express, Sydney’s Radio 2Ue, The New York Daily News, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Sunderland Echo, Lancashire Post, West Sussex County Times, NBN News Australia, The Northern Star, The Northern Echo, Mancunian Matters, Nexus Magazine, The UK Huffington Post, Manchester Evening News, New Dawn Magazine.
In 1988, Patterson legally changed his surname from Patestos .