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by Lee, Sandra

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TitleBeyond bad : the life and crimes of Katherine Knight, Australia's Hannibal
Author / Responsible partyLee, Sandra
TopicsBiography. Crime--Australia--Case studies. Knight, Katherine Mary, -- 1955- . Women murderers -- Australia -- Biography. Murder -- Australia.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


Warning: This book contains graphic violence. Beyond Bad is the shocking true story of Katherine Knight, a grandmother jailed for the most gruesome crime ever committed in Australia. Knight murdered, skinned and served up her de facto as a meal for his children. Beyond Bad is the shocking true story of Katherine Knight, the first Australian woman to be sentenced to serve out her life in prison. Her crime - the ritual slaying and skinning of her de facto husband for a cannibal feast - is the most gruesome ever committed in Australia. Knight, a 44-year-old abattoir worker, stabbed her de facto John Price 37 times, skinned his body, cooked his head, and served him up as a meal for his children. Beyond Bad explains what motivated Knight to commit such a heinous act and how it rocked the Hunter Valley town she lived in.

Additional Information

System control numberS7395
Original Print PublisherMilsons Point, N.S.W. : Bantam Books, 2002.
NarratorPauline Cavel.
Narrator NamePauline Cavel.
Participant or performer notePauline Cavel.
Contains Strong/Coarse languageStrong language
Narrators GenderFemale narrator
Contains Violent ContentGraphic Violence