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Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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'William Cyril Moxley was hanged at Sydney’s Long Bay Gaol in 1932 – the first execution in New South Wales for eight years. His crime was the brutal rape and murder of 21-year-old Dorothy Ruth Denzel and the vicious beating and killing of her boyfriend, Frank Barnby Wilkinson. How did this World War I army deserter, small-time thief, conman and police informer come to be the infamous murderer ‘Mad Dog’ Moxley? Was it simply a robbery gone wrong? Did his blackouts and migraines stem from a head injury as he claimed, or was he the monstrous sociopath described by the prosecution lawyers and the tabloids? Why did he leave such an obvious trail? Would he be found guilty today?' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Evan Whitton.
  • Author's note: Parts of this book are reconstructions based on official records, newspaper accounts and other contemporary sources.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: NewSouth Books , 2011 .
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      Extent: x, 246pp.
      Description: illus., facsims., map, ports
      Note/s:
      • Introduction by [Peter Corris].
      • Map on endpapers.
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-244)
      ISBN: 9781742232867 (pbk.)
      Series: y Historical Crime NewSouth Books (publisher), Sydney : NewSouth Books , 2011- Z1799701 2011 series - publisher biography crime A series written by popular crime-fiction authors covering real crimes. Number in series: 1

Works about this Work

Villainy at All Angles Stephen Knight , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 11 February 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of Comeback Peter Corris 2012 single work novel ; The Colonial Queen Peter Corris 2011 single work novel ; Mad Dog : William Cyril Moxley and the Moorebank Killings Peter Corris 2011 single work biography
The Godfather : Peter Corris on Publishing Non-Fiction Peter Corris , 2012 single work essay
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , March 2012;
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 October 2011; (p. 35)

— Review of Mad Dog : William Cyril Moxley and the Moorebank Killings Peter Corris 2011 single work biography
Untitled Paula Grunseit , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 91 no. 3 2011; (p. 27)

— Review of Mad Dog : William Cyril Moxley and the Moorebank Killings Peter Corris 2011 single work biography
Murder Revisited Paula Grunseit (interviewer), 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 91 no. 3 2011; (p. 29)
Grisly Murder Bites Hard Frank Walker , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 13 November 2011; (p. 7)

— Review of Mad Dog : William Cyril Moxley and the Moorebank Killings Peter Corris 2011 single work biography
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 October 2011; (p. 35)

— Review of Mad Dog : William Cyril Moxley and the Moorebank Killings Peter Corris 2011 single work biography
Untitled Paula Grunseit , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 91 no. 3 2011; (p. 27)

— Review of Mad Dog : William Cyril Moxley and the Moorebank Killings Peter Corris 2011 single work biography
Grisly Murder Bites Hard Frank Walker , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 13 November 2011; (p. 7)

— Review of Mad Dog : William Cyril Moxley and the Moorebank Killings Peter Corris 2011 single work biography
Villainy at All Angles Stephen Knight , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 11 February 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of Comeback Peter Corris 2012 single work novel ; The Colonial Queen Peter Corris 2011 single work novel ; Mad Dog : William Cyril Moxley and the Moorebank Killings Peter Corris 2011 single work biography
Murder Revisited Paula Grunseit (interviewer), 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 91 no. 3 2011; (p. 29)
The Godfather : Peter Corris on Publishing Non-Fiction Peter Corris , 2012 single work essay
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , March 2012;
Last amended 29 Jan 2016 10:32:05
Subjects:
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Moorebank, Liverpool area, Sydney Southwest, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1930s
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