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Kerry Greenwood
Kerry Greenwood (born in Footscray, Victoria) is an Australian author and defence lawyer. She has written many plays and books, most notably a string of historical detective novels centred on the character of Phryne Fisher. She writes mysteries, science-fiction, historical fiction, and children's... show more
Kerry Greenwood (born in Footscray, Victoria) is an Australian author and defence lawyer. She has written many plays and books, most notably a string of historical detective novels centred on the character of Phryne Fisher. She writes mysteries, science-fiction, historical fiction, and children's stories, as well as plays. She is unmarried but lives with a "registered wizard".
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Birth date: 17-06-1954
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Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it 6 months ago
These books never disappoint. Not only was this book delightful, it was also a quick enough read that it allowed me to finish the long weekend having read more books than my 11 year old. If you ask her, she'll say my lack of enforced bedtime allowed me to win. That might be true. I still won. ...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it 1 year ago
This was a bit of a weird reading experience for me. I liked the characters and the mysteries and the descriptions of the food and the goings-on in Corinna’s bakery, and yet I kind of hated the writing style. It’s in first person with occasional stream-of-consciousness-esque shifting verb tenses whi...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it 1 year ago
My husband has family in Ballarat and I have been there several times. I thought it would be pretty cool to read Greenwood’s 1920’s version of the city, so imagine my mild chagrin when not a single piece of the action took place there. It’s not the book’s fault; I played myself. “The Ballarat Train”...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it 1 year ago
It’s been years since I read Cocaine Blues (I think it was in The Before Times), and I feared I’d have to go back to it for a refresher, but I needn’t have worried. Greenwood helpfully explains any references to past adventures whether they were in the first book or not. It seems to be the kind of d...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it 2 years ago
Phryne Fisher is bored by the London society. When she gets a proposition to do some amateur sleuthing in Australia, she immediately grabs the opportunity and boards a ship to Melbourne. And there she starts her amateur sleuthing, which is fine by me. It´s your typical run-of-the-mill amateur sleu...
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