Murdering Stepmothers: The Execution of Martha Rendell - Anna Haebich


Sensational rumours of the murder of three small children by their stepmother cause a furore in Perth in 1909....

Shocked by the horrific descriptions of how she poisoned the children, citizens demanded her execution as one voice. But did she do it? Or was she the victim of the prejudices of her persecutors?

Based on the true story of the Execution of Martha Rendell, the only woman to be sent to the gallows at Fremantle Prison.


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125 x 195