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Cocaine blues, Kerry Greenwood

Label
Cocaine blues
Title
Cocaine blues
Statement of responsibility
Kerry Greenwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's the end of the roaring twenties, and the exuberant and Honourable Phryne Fisher is dancing and gaming with gay abandon. But she becomes bored with London and the endless round of parties. In search of excitement, she sets her sights on a spot of detective work in Melbourne, Australia. And so mystery and the beautiful Russian dancer, Sasha de Lisse, appear in her life. From then on it's all cocaine and communism until her adventure reaches its steamy end in the Turkish baths of Little Lonsdale Street
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Cataloging source
SALS
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
  • Miss Fisher's murder mysteries
  • Phryne Fisher mystery
Series volume
1
Target audience
adult
Cocaine blues, Kerry Greenwood
Label
Cocaine blues, Kerry Greenwood
Publication
Note
  • First published in 1989 by McPhee Gribble
  • TV tie-in: as seen on ABC1
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first of Phryne's adventures from Australia's most elegant and irrepressible sleuth.The London season is in full fling at the end of the 1920s, but the Honourable Phryne Fisher - she of the green-grey eyes, diamant garters and outfits that should not be sprung suddenly on those of nervous dispositions - is rapidly tiring of the tedium of arranging flowers, making polite conversations with retired colonels, and dancing with weak-chinned men. Instead, Phryne decides it might be rather amusing to try her hand at being a lady detective in Melbourne, Australia. Almost immediately from the time she books into the Windsor Hotel, Phryne is embroiled in mystery: poisoned wives, cocaine smuggling rings, corrupt cops and communism - not to mention erotic encounters with the beautiful Russian dancer, Sasha de Lisse - until her adventure reaches its steamy end in the Turkish baths of Little Lonsdale Street.With Phryne Fisher, the indefatigable Greenwood has invented the character-you-fall-in-love-with genre.'
Control code
14118558
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20 cm.
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Extent
201 pages
Isbn
9781741145663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) TG264925
  • (AuCNLKIN)000048347025
  • (OCoLC)775763354
  • (Nz)14118558

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