'I have been wronged and my mother and four or five men lagged innocent and is my brothers and sisters and my mother not to be pitied also who has no alternative only to put up with the brutal and cowardly conduct of a parcel of big ugly fat-necked wombat headed big bellied magpie legged narrow hipped splaw-footed sons of Irish Bailiffs or english landlords which is better known as Officers of Justice or Victorian Police…'
The Jerilderie Letter is Ned Kelly's manifesto, the story of a widow's son outlawed.
About the Author
Born in 1855, Ned Kelly remains the most famous criminal in Australian history. His life has been extensively documented, and dramatised in plays, novels, poems and films. Kelly was arrested and hanged in 1880 after the famous siege of Glenrowan.
Series: Text Classics
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 26th April 2012
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 0.9
Weight (kg): 19.9