Kerry Greenwood: Cooking the Books

‘Tired old recipes’

Francesca Sasnaitis

 

Cooking the Books
by Kerry Greenwood
Allen & Unwin
$22.99 pb, 312 pp, 9781742370217

 

For many years I have looked forward to the ongoing exploits of Kerry Greenwood’s sassy heroine Phryne Fisher – the marvellous descriptions of period detail and fashion, the historical background of her ripping yarns – and have wilfully ignored occasional anachronisms of language or behaviour.

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Published in March 2012 no. 339
Francesca Sasnaitis

Francesca Sasnaitis

Francesca Sasnaitis is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Western Australia and has recently completed her first novel, Summerlands, which is partially based on her family’s experience of World War II. 

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