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 athe ritual slaying and skinning of her de facto husband for a cannibal feast ais 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 heius act and how it rocked the Hunter Valley town she lived in.
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.
Shortlisted for Ned Kelly Awards for Australian Crime Writing: Best True Crime Category 2003.
Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)