Detective Piggott's casebook
Author: Kevin Morgan
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books in association with State Library Victoria
Available to read in the Library
Creative fellowship recipient Kevin Morgan provides fascinating insights into the rise of forensic science and the involvement of Melbourne CIB detective Frederick Piggott, likened by his contemporaries to Sherlock Holmes.
Drawing on the forensic pioneer’s long-hidden personal papers, which are now housed in the Library's manuscripts collection, Morgan reveals new details about some of Melbourne’s most gruesome and mysterious crimes.