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

Author(s): Sandra Lee

True Crime

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 uathe ritual slaying and skinning of her de facto husband for a cannibal feast uais 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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Shortlisted for Ned Kelly Awards for Australian Crime Writing: Best True Crime Category 2003.

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781863253635
  • : Random House Australia
  • : Bantam
  • : November 2002
  • : 199mm X 129mm X 16mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sandra Lee
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 312
  • : illustrations, portraits