Beyond Bad: The Life and Crimes of Katherine Knight, Australia's Hannibal

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Penguin Random House Australia, Mar 1, 2012 - True Crime - 310 pages
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Beyond Bad is the shocking true story of Katherine Knight, a grandmother jailed for the most gruesome crime ever committed in Australia. Knight murdered, skinned and served up her de facto as a meal for his children.

Beyond Bad is the shocking true story of Katherine Knight, the first Australian woman to be sentenced to serve out her life in prison. Her crime - the ritual slaying and skinning of her de facto husband for a cannibal feast - is the most gruesome ever committed in Australia. Knight, a 44-year-old abattoir worker, stabbed her de facto John Price 37 times, skinned his body, cooked his head, and served him up as a meal for his children. Beyond Bad explains what motivated Knight to commit such a heinous act and how it rocked the Hunter Valley town she lived in.

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Sandra Lee is one of Australia's most respected journalists. Former Assistant Editor of The Daily Telegraph as well as the newspaper's North American correspondent, she now writes the much-coveted back page of the Sunday Telegraph. Sandra lives in Sydney.

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