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Glen Eira Libraries are open in accordance with the Victorian government COVID-19 guidelines. No bookings are necessary however capacity restrictions will apply. All visitors to the Glen Eira Libraries, over 12 years and 2 months, must show proof that they are fully vaccinated or have a medical exemption. Our Click and Collect service will remain available to customers who are unable to enter the library for any reason. For more information head to our FAQs page.

 

The Devil’s Work

Join writer/interviewer, Claire Halliday - in conversation with acclaimed author, Garry Linnell: The Devil's Work

Frederick Deeming was a murderer, swindler, bigamist and a suspect in the Jack the Ripper killings.
The Devil’s Work is Garry Linnell's new booka gothic journey into the twisted mind of a serial killer, set in the19th century's dying years when science and religion collided and some of the world’s most influential people believed in an afterlife and an ability to talk to the spirits.
It reveals Deeming’s crime spree that spanned three continents and raises new questions about his role in the Jack the Ripper killings and culminating in his sensational trial, a future Australian Prime Minister, who believed he could also speak to the dead, defended his honour.

Explore this incredible aspect of Australian history with writer, Garry Linnell, in this special online event.

Suitable for adults. Free event and bookings are essential

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