Raisins and Almonds: Miss Phryne Fisher Investigates - Phryne Fisher (Paperback)Kerry Greenwood (author)
Super-sleuth Phryne Fisher steps, like an elegant cat, through this, her eighth adventure
In investigating the poisoning of a young man in a bookshop at the Eastern Market, and the wrongful arrest of one Miss Sylvia Lee, Phryne is plunged into a world of politics, alchemy, poison and chicken soup. Stopping only for a brief, but intensely erotic, dalliance with the beautiful Simon Abrahams, Phryne pikc her way through the mystery with help from the old faithfuls – Bert, Cec, Dot and Detective Inspector ‘Call Me Jack’ Robinson. But ultimately it is her stealth and wit which solve the crime – and all for the price of a song. . .
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 205 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 22 mm
From beginning to end, Greenwood infuses her series with evocative settings, multidimensional characters and satisfying mysteries. - Booklist
Phryne Fisher is gutsy and adventurous, and also well endowed with plenty of grey matter. She has it over Robicheaux and Poirot because she’s drop-dead gorgeous. - West Australian
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