Raisins and Almonds
Phryne Fisher loves dancing, especially with gorgeous young Simon Abrahams. But Phrynes contentment at the Jewish Young Peoples Society Dance is cut short when Simons father asks her to investigate the strange death of a devout young student in Miss Sylvia Lees bookshop located in the Eastern... show more
Phryne Fisher loves dancing, especially with gorgeous young Simon Abrahams. But Phrynes contentment at the Jewish Young Peoples Society Dance is cut short when Simons father asks her to investigate the strange death of a devout young student in Miss Sylvia Lees bookshop located in the Eastern Market.
Publish date: September 1st 2007
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Pages no: 207
Edition language: English
Series: Phryne Fisher (#9)
more 3.5 but as I was sucked into the story and held with an iron grip to the detriment of sleep I'm giving it 4 rather than 3.As her Chinese Beau is off in Shanghai on business, Phryne is distracting herself with young Simon Abrahams; his father asks her to investigate the death of a young Jewish s...
Because I just couldn't help myself I grabbed another Phryne Fisher mystery, Raisins and Almonds. (I realized after starting it that I definitely went out of order as I missed a lot of backstory so I do encourage you if you're reading the series to continue with Flying Too High after Cocaine Blues.)...
Phryne doing what she does best, seducing young men and solving crimes. As always, Phryne comes across cold and somewhat mocking of the men in her life, though she is not as unlikeable with it as in the previous book.Greenwood's depiction of the jewish community in the early 20th century Melbourne ...
Another great adventure with Phryne Fisher! I really enjoyed the view into the Jewish experience in Melbourne. And I put a bit more of Melbourne geography together. The mystery as good; I was on the wrong trail the whole time. I like mysteries when I have trouble picking the murderer. It's inte...
An adventure with revolutionaries, dull books, and chemistry.Note: Some exoticization of Jewish people.