Ned Kelly: A short life

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Hachette Australia, Nov 1, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 544 pages
7 Reviews
A bestseller since it was first published, NED KELLY: A SHORT LIFE is acknowledged as being the definitive biography and a superb description of his times. Ian Jones combines years of research into all the records of the era and exhaustive interviews with living descendants of those involved, to present a vivid and gripping account of one of Australia's most iconic figures.

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User Review  - drmaf - LibraryThing

A classic of Australian biography, close to being the definitive biography of the famous bushranger, but the none the less very readable rather than being academically ponderous. Loses a point or two ... Read full review

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User Review  - Greg - Goodreads

Quiet pro Kelly but otherwise a well written and important story. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Ian Jones is Australia's foremost Ned Kelly historian. A former television and film producer, he was responsible for the film 'The Lighthorsemen' and created the series 'The Last Outlaw'.

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