By Noeline Kyle
If you're a precise crime fanatic, when you ask yourself approximately what occurs to a lady, a person, once they confess, are attempted after which imprisoned for two decades you'll take pleasure in Noeline Kyle’s tracing of Constance Kent’s remarkable lifestyles earlier than, in the course of and after this lousy crime.
Constance Kent proficient as a nurse on the Alfred medical institution in Melbourne, labored on the Coast health facility at Little Bay, used to be matron of the infamous Parramatta business tuition for ladies and matron of a nurses’ domestic in Maitland, she was once a convicted murderess yet lived to the grand previous age of a hundred less than an assumed identify and never as soon as did an individual within the Antipodes suspect her real identity.
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