Raisins And Almonds
Publish date: January 1st 2009
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Edition language: English
Series: Phryne Fisher (#9)
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.
Who poisoned the foreign student? Was it the owner of the bookstore where he died? His Zionist connections? The unknown person he was leaving a message for? The person he wanted to buy guns from? The vanished carter? Who?!But hey, gotcha! In fact there are like no suspects. Greenwood spends most of ...
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