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Daniel Herborn

Daniel Herborn
Daniel Herborn is a Sydney writer and lawyer. His book reviews have appeared in various publications, including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the Sun-Herald, and Eureka Street.

Daniel Herborn reviews 'Every Parent’s Nightmare: Jock Palfreeman and the True Story of His Father’s Fight to Save Him from a Lifetime in a Bulgarian Jail' by Belinda Hawkins

June 2013, no. 352 26 May 2013
Like the best examples of true crime books, Every Parent’s Nightmare goes far beyond the tragedy at its centre and places it in its socio-economic context. Belinda Hawkins details how a death in Bulgaria back in 2007 became a highly politicised incident, and offers a convincing explanation as to why the trial was so sloppy and one-sided. ... (read more)