Alice What Have You Done

Author: Carol Markwell
Homepage 9781927242605

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Description

Napier, 1915: Alice May Parkinson shoots and kills her lover. Her trial and its aftermath cause controversy throughout New Zealand. Is she a feminist heroine or a callous killer...or simply a desperate woman who ran out of choices? This is her story.

Author description

Carol Markwell grew up in Palmerston North and is a playwright with a lifelong interest in drama, poetry and history. In 2011 her story 'Telling Tales' won the Kapiti Coast District Libraries Creative Writing Competition. In 2013 she graduated as a Master of Creative Writing from Massey University. Her play Smoke and Mirrors, written as part of that degree, was a prizewinner in the Playwrights Association of NZ play competition for 2011. She lives and writes at Foxton Beach and spends a lot of time walking around the Manawatu River estuary, mulling over birds, sea shores, people and ideas.