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By Reg Egan

whilst Ethel Griggs dies unexpectedly within the Victorian nation city of Omeo in January 1928, rumours approximately her husband’s blatant affair with Lottie, the stunning twenty yr outdated daughter of neighborhood grazier and Methodist elder, Jack Condon, are rife.

So rife that regardless of a doctor’s certificates suggesting typical motives, police order Ethel Grigg’s physique to be exhumed and the younger mom of 11 month previous child Alwyn is located to have died from arsenic poisoning.
Her husband, the Rev. Ron Griggs, the districts Mothodish minister, is charged together with her merciless and heartless murder.
Based on a real tale, Reg Egan has recreated the city and its humans, the ambience and the affection affair that intrigrued and stunned the complete of Australia. this can be a actual crime tale that's as brutal and surprising this day because it used to be in 1928.

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