The Case of George Pell shortlisted for Davitt Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that Melissa Davey’s debut The Case of George Pell has been shortlisted for the Davitt Awards in two categories — Non-fiction Crime Books and Debut.

The awards are for the best crime and mystery books by Australian women. Congratulations to Melissa and the other shortlisted authors.

The Case of George Pell

Some people will have wanted me to give my opinion in this book about Pell’s guilt or innocence, and on whether the courts got it right or wrong. But that’s not what this book is about … I want to share what I have learned, including the facts as they unfolded. I want readers to have as much evidence as is possible before them as they consider the Pell trials. And I want any response to his conviction and appeals to be, at the very least, informed by the evidence.

Guardian Australia’s Melbourne bureau chief, Melissa Davey covered Cardinal George Pell’s evidence at the royal commission into child…

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