Murder Down Under

Notorious Australian Serial Killers

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About the Book

Notorious, numerous and varied, serial murderers from Australia have an eclectic record of crimes, methods and trademarks. Scrutinizing these murderers at length, this book aims to identify characteristics exclusive to Australian serial killers, connecting the crimes with the continent’s geography, culture and social structure.

Featured are murderers like the “Granny Killer” John Wayne Glover, William “The Sydney Mutilator” McDonald and “Backpacker Killer” Ivan Milat. Also covered are well-known events like the Snowtown Murders and killer couples like David and Catherine Birnie. Unique in the true crime genre, this book studies fictional Australian murderer Mick Taylor to examine how pop culture portrayals develop the distinct psychology of killers from “down under.”

About the Author(s)

A member of the Australian Horror Writers Association, Anthony Ferguson is a government project officer in Western Australia.

Bibliographic Details

Anthony Ferguson

Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages:
Bibliographic Info: ca. 30 photos, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2020
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8284-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4151-5
Imprint: Exposit Books