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Davitt Award
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History

The Davitt Awards, presented annually by Sisters in Crime Australia for the best crime books by Australian women, are named in honour of Ellen Davitt, whose 1865 novel, Force and Fraud: A Tale of the Bush, is the first known Australian murder mystery novel. The awards were established in 2001.

Source: http://www.sistersincrime.org.au/node/2 Sighted: 26/11/2013.

Winners (also see subcategories)v1252

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