Angel of Death : Dulcie Markham, Femme Fatale of the Australian Underworld

Author(s): Leigh Straw; Leigh Straw


This is the story of 'Pretty' Dulcie Markham, a key figure of the underworld of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, who, according to one crime reporter, 'saw more violence and death than any other woman in Australia's history'. Nicknamed the 'Black Widow' and 'Angel of Death' by the crooks, reporters and police who knew her best, Dulcie's lovers were stabbed and gunned down in the most violent years of Australian crime, the 1920s to the 1950s. Not always by her

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780733339660
  • : ABC Books
  • : ABC Books
  • : May 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Leigh Straw; Leigh Straw
  • : Paperback
  • : 364.1523082
  • : 304