The History of Australian True Crime

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Arcturus Publishing, Jul 5, 2013 - Juvenile Nonfiction
The criminal history of Australia from bushrangers who robbed, raped and murdered their way across the Outback in the late 18th and 19th centuries to today's breed of celebrity villain, from Ned Kelly and Jack the Rammer to Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read and Alan Bond.

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GeorgeBuckley andthe Newcastle Tragedy
Eric Edgar Cooke Clifford Cecil Bartholomew
The Lonely Hearts Killer Rodney Cameron
HusbandKiller Margaret Raby
Peter Shoobridge
KathleenFolbigg FamilyKiller Sef Gonzales
Crespin Adanguidi
Musquito Matthew Brady

Andrew Garforth
The Claremont Killings
Leslie Camilleri and Lindsay Beckett
The Lebanese Ashfield Rapists
The Pettingills
Keith Faure
Frank Gardiner
Ben Hall Harry Power
Captain Moonlight Andrew Scott Jean Lee Ronald Ryan
Celebrity Killer Chopper Read
Postcard Bandit Brenden Abbott
AFL Star Jim Krakouer Shantaram Gregory Roberts

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Nigel Cawthorne studied at University College, London, where he gained an Honours degree in Physics, before turning to writing as a career. He has been a writer and editor for over 25 years, the last 21 freelance. He has written, contributed to and edited more than sixty books, including Fighting Them On The Beaches: D-Day, 6 June 1944, The Battle of Britain, Vietnam: A War Lost and Won, Stalin, and The Story of the SS. His work has also appeared in over a hundred and fifty newspapers, magazines and partworks on both sides of the Atlantic - from the Sun to the Financial Times, and includes contributions to Nam, Eyewitness Nam and The Falklands War. Nigel also visited Vietnam with the legendary Tim Page, where he researched the material for Nam, Eyewitness Nam, and The Bamboo Cage. He is also the creator of websites on the Battle of Hastings, and Pearl Harbor.

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