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Red Centre, Dark Heart

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Journey into Australia's heart of darkness...



. . . where life is lived by a different set of rules and it is easy for criminals to disappear into the vast landscape - and yet it can be difficult to remain anonymous. The worst aspects of human nature reveal themselves in the red centre.



Beginning with the chilling tale of convict and cannibal Alexander Pearce, Red Centre, Da
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 22nd 2008 by Penguin Global
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Karen


This book is absolutely fascinating. In a series of chapters based on each crime - starting with the escape of convicts in Tasmania in 1822, right through to the disappearance of Peter Falconio in the Northern Territory in 2001, the author has explored a series of notorious crimes - all of which took place in various locations throughout the bush and remote Australian outback.

Starting out with the escape and subsequent cannibalism of a group of convicts in Tasmania in 1822, we then learn how cat
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Kerrianne
Brilliant - enough said
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