The Shark Arm Murders: The Thrilling True Story of a Tiger Shark and a Tattooed Arm

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9781862543355: The Shark Arm Murders: The Thrilling True Story of a Tiger Shark and a Tattooed Arm

This true story of one of the world's great unsolved murder cases begins one quiet day in Australia in 1935 when a giant Tiger shark, on display in the Coogee public baths, coughs up a tattooed arm. What follows is a spellbinding tale of detection set in the 1930s Sydney underworld. Sixty years later, author Alex Castles, a professor of law and a graduate of the University of Chicago, thinks he might know the solution to a riddle that has baffled police and scientists for decades.

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This true story of one of the world's great unsolved murder cases begins one quiet Anzac Day when a giant Tiger shark, on display in the Coogee public baths, coughs up a tattooed arm. What follows is a spellbinding tale of detection in the 1930s Sydney underworld. Author Alex Castles, a professor of law and a graduate of the University of Chicago, thinks he might know the solution to a riddle that has baffled police and scientists for decades.

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