‘Tired old recipes’
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.