Also a movie with Meryl Streep and Sam Neill, directed by Fred Schepisi known as A Cry in the Dark in the USA and Europe.
A documentary novel, literary journalism, long-form reportage.
The infamous Dingo-Baby Case. At camp in the Central Australian desert, a wild dingo took 9 week old Azaria Chamberlain from the family tent, and the pack killed her. Mother Lindy Chamberlain spent 2½ years in prison for her murder, on false scientific evidence, and was exonerated years later.
Evil Angels was translated widely around the world, and published in 1992 by The Notable Trials Library, with this introduction:It is an extraordinary chronicle not only of Australia's most controversial trial, but of an entire nation's obsession with a whodunit that is unique in the annals of legal history.
Alan M Dershowitz, Professor, Harvard Law School
In an ABC Radio interview, Michael Chamberlain said, "I can never thank John Bryson enough."
Evil Angels won three Australian and two international awards, including the British Crimewriters Golden Dagger.