A Question of Death: An Illustrated Phryne Fisher Treasury by Kerry Greenwood

By Kerry Greenwood

A party of the divine Phyrne Fisher, this precise collectable deal with for her enthusiasts is lavishly illustrated in complete color and comprises all-new Phryne brief tales, plus recipes and different miscellany.

The Honourable Phryne Fisher - she of the Lulu bob, eco-friendly eyes, Cupid's bow lips and diamante garters - is the 1920's so much stylish and irrepressible sleuth. This selection of Phryne brief tales and different Phryne miscellany - together with Phryne's favorite sneakers and hats, decadent cocktail recipes and her top information for discouraging undesirable admirers - is a gorgeously collectable deal with for all Phryne fans.

Lavishly illustrated with divine color illustrations through Beth Norling, A query of Death will deliver pleasure to the hearts of Phryne Fisher lovers all over.

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The barracks of Stalag 17, located somewhere in Germany, are populated by various American characters, who while away their imprisonment by horsing around, wisecracking, and exchanging latrine jokes. Under the lighthearted surface there is tension between captives and captors, constant plans for escape, and a struggle for survival amid harrowing living conditions. Early in the proceedings it is evident that something is terribly wrong at Stalag 17. During a chilly December morning, the POWs are ordered outside.

Jesse once wrote, “My chief passion is murder”—a zeal manifested in her nonfiction studies, short stories, novels, and plays. indb 30 3/8/11 10:17 AM F. Tennyson Jesse and H. M. ” Jesse edited several volumes in the Notable British Trials series, including the cases of Madeleine Smith, Timothy John Evans, and John Reginald Halliday Christie, all published in 1957. ” In collaboration with her husband, playwright Harold Marsh Harwood (1874–1959), Jesse created several crime-oriented dramas. The Black Mask, a one-act play, is a three-character affair, unfolding in the kitchen of James Glasson’s house in a small Cornish village.

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