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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Lambs to the Slaughter
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'Inside the depraved mind of child killer, Derek Ernest Percy.

'Young. White. High IQ. Middle-class family. Naval rating. A portrait of a yuppie success story? No. A portrait of child killer, Derek Ernest Percy.

'In this definitive, graphically chilling account of Percy's life, a man dubbed by a prison officer as 'Australia's answer to Hannibal Lecter', award-winning true-crime author Debi Marshall applies her investigative journalism skills to a forensic examination of the crimes, the man and his modus operandi. Informed by exclusive material never before seen - poignant and insightful interviews with Percy's mother, victims’ families, psychiatrists, police officers and former colleagues - Marshall also takes us on her personal journey as she seeks to unravel the truth about the monster whose lonely, idiosyncratic character has deceived the best psychiatric minds for 40 years.

'Is Derek Percy responsible for Australia's worst unsolved child abductions and murders? Is he mad - or just bad?'

Source : publisher's blurb

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Heinemann Australia , 2009 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 382p.
      Reprinted: 1 May 2010 E-book
      Note/s:
      • Published 1st September 2009
      ISBN: 9781741666519 (pbk), 9781864714746 (ebk)

Works about this Work

Voice For the Dead Sally Glaetzer , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 April 2016; (p. 14)
Untitled Derek Pedley , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 September 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of Lambs to the Slaughter Debi Marshall , 2009 single work biography
Books Ian Nichols , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 19 September 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of Australians : Origins to Eureka : Volume 1 Thomas Keneally , 2009 single work prose ; Lambs to the Slaughter Debi Marshall , 2009 single work biography
Books Ian Nichols , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 19 September 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of Australians : Origins to Eureka : Volume 1 Thomas Keneally , 2009 single work prose ; Lambs to the Slaughter Debi Marshall , 2009 single work biography
Untitled Derek Pedley , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 September 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of Lambs to the Slaughter Debi Marshall , 2009 single work biography
Voice For the Dead Sally Glaetzer , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 April 2016; (p. 14)
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