Leigh Straw talks to Cheryl Akle about Australian women in crime history, including Dulcie Markham, a key figure of the underworld of Sydney and Melbourne, and the subject of her latest book, Angel Of Death: Dulcie Markham, Australia’s Most Beautiful Bad Woman.
About the author:
Dr Leigh Straw is an academic, historian and writer. Her previous book, The Worst Woman in Sydney, was a biography of Sydney underworld figure Kate Leigh. She is Senior Lecturer in Australian and Aboriginal Studies at the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle.