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Angel of Death: Dulcie Markham, Femme Fatale of the Australian Underworld

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The newspapers called her 'Australia's most beautiful bad woman' and she was deadly to know... This is the story of 'Pretty' Dulcie Markham, a key figure of the underworld of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, who, according to one crime reporter, 'saw more violence and death than any other woman in Australia's history'. Nicknamed the 'Black Widow' and 'Angel of Death' by the ...more
ebook, 304 pages
Published May 20th 2019 by ABC Books
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Bernie
Jul 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Angel Of Death: Dulcie Markham, Australia's most beautiful bad woman



I heard about Angel of Death from a podcast Conversations which airs on ABC in Australia. The author was discussing the book and its subject. You can listen to the author Leigh Straw on Conversations. It's often the case that my interest in books is piqued by an interview with the author. This is apparently the third in a series of books on women in the Australian underworld during the 1920’s and !930’s. The other title s focus
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Elyse Crawford
Jul 01, 2019 rated it did not like it
I had been looking forward to this book coming out, I was very disappointed when I did read it.
This book is a bit all over the place, it’s giving too much information into things that don’t really have much significance into the story. It also jumps all over in the timeline of events too.
I wouldn’t recommend this book unfortunately.
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