Issue Details: First known date: 1907 1907
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When a shepherd, Jeremiah McCarthy, is found brutally murdered in his hut on the Murrumbidgee River at Yeumbra, Brennan is part of the investigating team. Brennan describes the investigation that followed and the subsequent trial and conviction of the murderer, ex-convict Tom Robinson, known as 'Mad Tom the Soldier'.


  • Epigraph:

    The days of man are doom'd to pain and strife,

    Quiet and ease are foreign to his life;

    No satisfaction is below sincere,

    Pleasure itself has something that's severe. - Steele

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  • Queanbeyan area, Canberra region (NSW), Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
  • 1876
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