Review: Emma Partridge's account of the trial of the Widow of Walcha is as gripping as a novel

By Russell Wenholz
July 8 2022 - 2:00pm
  • The Widow of Walcha, by Emma Patridge. Simon & Schuster, $34.99.
Crime reporter Emma Partridge. Picture: Supplied

Within the expanding "crime" sections in bookshops, is an expanding subsection - true crime. And within this subsection there could well be a further subsection: Australian true crime. The doyen of this genre is Helen Garner with Joe Cinque's Consolation and House of Grief.



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