Malcolm Dodd

Justice For The Dead

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As an experienced forensic pathologist, Malcolm Dodd thought he had seen everything. But when he arrived in East Timor they told him he would have to "harden up", They were right. Justice for the Dead looks at what goes on behind the scenes of some of the most brutal mass murders of modern history. It's a compelling personal account that takes the reader from East Timor to mass graves in Kosovo and the jungles of the Solomon islands.

East Timor
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Malcolm Dodd

Author Information
Dodd, Malcolm

About the Author

Dr Malcolm Dodd is Senior Forensic Pathologist at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Forensic Medicine at Monash University.

His definitive textbook, Terminal Ballistics: A Photographic Atlas of Gunshot Wounds, has just been published in the US. Time magazine ran a story on the Australia-led mission to the Solomon Islands in 2004 and The Age ran a feature on Malcolm in June 2004.

Ned Kelly Short List for 2007

The Ned Kelly's will be presented as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival (we'll be there again this year) on the evening of Wednesday 29th July, 2007.

Best Crime Novel

Chain of Evidence by Garry Disher (Text Publishing)

The Night Ferry by Michael Robotham (Little, Brown)