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By Suzanne Falkiner

4 days ahead of Christmas in 1920, Dorothy Mort shot her lover lifeless in chilly blood. The tragic finish to her affair with rushing younger health care professional, cricket superstar and conflict hero, Dr Claude Tozer, scandalised Sydney. Dorothy’s good husband was once devastated.

Following a tribulation that mesmerised the general public and despatched the media right into a frenzy, the bothered North Shore mom of 2 and budding actress was once declared ‘not accountable at the flooring of insanity’.

After 9 years in lengthy Bay Gaol, Dorothy was once published and again to stay quietly together with her husband ... yet used to be she fairly mad, or undesirable, or neither? And what used to be the key that her husband saved for the remainder of his life?

In an soaking up mix of investigative non-fiction and biography, Suzanne Falkiner delves into the case that has intrigued Sydney for nearly a hundred years.

‘Suzanne Falkiner’s Mrs Mort’s Madness isn't really a cricket ebook: it's a conscientiously assembled yet hugely readable account of a sensational crime. … approximately a century after it transfixed Sydney, Suzanne has finally rounded the tale out.’ –Gideon Haigh

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