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by Kerry Greenwood
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Tannat rated it 2 years ago
Series: Phryne Fisher #3 And here we have another fun installment in the Phryne Fisher mystery series. This time around the murder seemed a little more thought out, and some of objections to plot twists that I had were smoothed over by explanations later on. I still think it’s a really unlikely wa...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: series, autumn-2012, cosy, mystery-thriller, fraudio, published-1991, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, tbr-busting-2012 Read on September 12, 2012 #3. Murder On The Ballarat Train (1991). [4 hrs 51 mins]blurb - When the 1920s' most glamorous lady detective, the Honourable Miss Phry...
Oliviate rated it 5 years ago
If only I could have a stack of all the Phyrne Fisher books, placed right beside my bed, with a cocktail easily to hand, so that as soon as I finished the one book I could pick up the next with barely a breath between.As a side note, these books are a prime example of the female gaze: Phryne spends ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
#3. Murder On The Ballarat Train (1991). [4 hrs 51 mins]blurb - When the 1920s' most glamorous lady detective, the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher, arranges to go to Ballarat for the week, she eschews the excitement of her red Hispano-Suiza racing car for the sedate safety of the train. The last thing...
What I'm reading
What I'm reading rated it 7 years ago
Well, I was wrong. The good Scot doctor is still alive and well. Dr MacMillan made an appearance in this third novel. A lot of improvement in the show not tell, in the depth of the character development. The mystery plot are never really hard to solve but kept me reading. Again Greenwood tackles a h...
One Page at a Time
One Page at a Time rated it 7 years ago
I read this book after seeing the ABC (Australia) production of it. The book is different from the series -- significantly, but in a way to be expected of Hollywood adaptations of books.I really enjoy Phryne's adventures, and even though I knew the story, I was not disappointed by the book. I was ...
Syahira's Literary Obsession
Syahira's Literary Obsession rated it 7 years ago
Oh gosh... I accidentally tapped the touchpad and the longish review were all gone. (wish GR have those save thing) Oh well.1) This book are much better that the tv - not that much different but still different2) Real issues concerning young girls being sold and raped into prostitution3) Interesting...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it 8 years ago
What this country 1920s Australia coming to these days? A body can hardly take a train without being chloroformed or horrifically murdered or having molested orphans palmed off on her. And it was such a short book, too! When you subtract all the time spent talking about clothes and seducing the bori...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it 10 years ago
Rating: 2.875* of five"Murder on the Ballarat Train" by Kerry Greenwood is numero tres in the Phryne Fisher series that I started reading Monday. The library in my village had it not, but as I needed to grocery shop in Baldwin, a village or two over, I checked their liberry and lo and behold! They h...
Unabridged Chick
Unabridged Chick rated it 10 years ago
Phryne saves the day again, with more hot sex. I'm not into guessing the end of mysteries, so hardcore puzzlers might not enjoy the story, but I like Phyrne a lot and her flapper lifestyle makes me happy.
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