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MAD SCIENTIST, Thompson, Rory Jack

Author Name    Thompson, Rory Jack


Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   Good+

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall

Publisher   Huonville, Tasmania, Australia Southern Holdings 1993

ISBN Number    094908929X / 9780949089298

Seller ID   012953

398pp., intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped. Illustrated card wrapper slightly edgeworn and pressure-marked, with minor damage to upper foredge corner of front wrap. Plain verso of wrapper age toned. Textblock minimally tanned, else unmarked. In September, 1983, one of Australia's leading research scientists, Dr. Rory Thompson, PH.D., was arrested and charged with the murder of his wife Maureen Thompson. Bizarre and gruesome details emerged at the subsequent trial in which Dr. Thompson conducted his own defence. He was found not guilty on grounds of insanity. During the writing and publication of this autobiography, Dr. Thompson was kept in a secure facility in Tasmania . . . Contents include: Prelims., Publisher's Preface and Note. Introduction, Roots, Early Memories, School, Luella, Doctorate, Scientist and Single, Nuala, Maureen, Melody, Rafi, Hobart, Killing, Arrest, Trial, Mental Health Prisoner, Political Prisoner, Appendices. Book weight approx. 280g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

True Crime, Australia, Biography, Tasmania, Scientists, Thompson, Rory Jack, 1942-

Price = 30.08 AUD

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