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The killing of Louisa / Janet Lee.

The killing of Louisa / Janet Lee.
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ISBN 9780702260223 (paperback)
Author Lee, Janet author.
Title The killing of Louisa / Janet Lee.
Publisher/Date St Lucia, Q.L.D. : University of Queensland Press, 2018.
©2018
Pagination etc. 266 pages ; 23 cm.
Summary Note Finally, convicted murderess Louisa Collins can tell her own story. But will she confess? Louisa Collins was hung in New South Wales in 1889. She was tried four times for the alleged murders of her two husbands. In three of those trials the juries could not agree that she was guilty. At her fourth trial the testimony of Louisa's young daughter, May, contributed to Louisa's conviction. Intimately reimagined from Louisa's perspective, with a story that just might fit the historical facts, this clever and compelling novel visits Louisa in her prison cell as she reflects on her life and the death and loss that have dictated her fate. Will she confess? Or was an innocent woman brutally hanged?
Subject - Name Collins, Louisa, -- 1848-1889 -- Fiction
Subject Women murderers -- New South Wales -- Fiction
Women prisoners -- New South Wales -- Fiction
Trials (Murder) -- New South Wales -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
Capital punishment -- Australia -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Shelf Location F LEE
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