JR Carroll

JR Carroll was born and raised in Melbourne, where he started his career as a teacher before turning to writing. He is the author of 11 fiction novels. His most recent novel, 8 Hours to Die, was published in 2014. 

J.R. Carroll reviews 'Ruddy Gore' by Kerry Greenwood and 'Without Warning' by Peter Yeldham

May 1995, no. 170 01 May 1995
J.R. Carroll reviews 'Ruddy Gore' by Kerry Greenwood and 'Without Warning' by Peter Yeldham
In her previous Phryne Fisher instalment, Blood and Circuses, Kerry Greenwood took advantage of her knowledge of circus and carnival life to weave an intriguing tale spotlighting a whole host of oddball types. Now in Ruddy Gore she uses her insider’s familiarity with the precious world of the theatre to similar effect. Greenwood always handles her material with a deft, almost disdainful assuranc ... (read more)