[LMB] OT: Phryne Fisher

Kevin Kennedy kevink45 at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 10 23:28:40 BST 2021

Yes the TV show was taken from the books by Kerry Greenwood.  The TV show is fun but I like the books better. I'm reading #21. The first is Cocaine Blues.

From: Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold-bounces at lists.herald.co.uk> on behalf of Ruchira Mathur <wetair at gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Phryne Fisher

Wait, is this related to the Netflix tv show about a lady private detective
in the 20s set in Australia?

I loved that tv show.

On Thu, Jun 10, 2021, 5:29 PM <alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca> wrote:

> On Thu, 10 Jun 2021, Kevin Kennedy wrote:
> > My copy of the new Phryne Fisher, Death in Daylesford turned up this
> > morning and I'm working my way through it.  While visiting a small town,
> > Phryne and Dot visit the hat shop and Phryne buys them each a very nice
> > hat. The milliners name Is Sophie.
> I read the book description, and I'd swear this novel was an expansion of
> a Phryne short story in the 2017 Poisoned Press anthology, _Bound by
> Mystery_ ("Taking the Waters").
> Looking forward to it sometime this year, regardless...
> > Next up for reading is Howls Moving Castle.  With a hint like that, I'm
> not sure I could pick something else.
> Makes sense to me.
> Alayne
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