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Is part of Phryne Fisher Mysteries Kerry Greenwood , 1989- series - author novel (number 17 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Murder on a Midsummer Night : A Phryne Fisher Mystery
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The fabulous Phryne - she of the Lulu bob, Cupid's Bow lips and a pearl-handled pistol in her garter - is back! The 1920s most elegant and irrepressible sleuth returns for her seventeenth adventure. Melbourne, 1929. The year starts off for glamorous private investigator Phryne Fisher with a rather trying heat wave and more mysteries than you could prod a parasol at. Simultaneously investigating the apparent suicide death of a man on St Kilda beach and trying to find a lost, illegimate child who could be heir to a wealthy old woman's fortune, Phryne needs all her wits about her, particularly when she has to tangle with a group of thoroughly unpleasant Bright Young Things. But Phryne Fisher is a force of nature, and takes in her elegant stride what might make others quail, including terrifying seances, ghosts, Kif smokers, the threat of human sacrifices, dubious spirit guides and maps to buried pirate treasure. (Source: LibrariesAustralia)

Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to Mark Pryor. A verray parfit gentil knight - and a good judge of wine, as well.
  • Dedication: And in devoted, loving memory of Monsieur, the elegant, gentlemanly, stripy cat, now residing in Bubastis.
  • Epigraph: Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is as strong as death...Many waters cannot quench love, nor can the floods drown it. The Song of Solomon 8:6-7, The Holy Bible
  • Epigraph: From the Greek of Tymnes / She came from afar, and her master said / He had not such a dog in all his days. / We called her Moll: she went into the dark. / Upon those roads we cannot hear her bark.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording, large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2008 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy Allen & Unwin
      Extent: 292p.
      Note/s:
      • Afterword by the Author. (p. 290)
      • Includes bibliography.
      ISBN: 9781741149999 (pbk)
    • Scottsdale, Arizona,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Poisoned Pen Press ,
      2009 .
      Extent: 257p.
      Edition info: 1st US ed.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references (pp. [255]-257).
      • Published July 1, 2009
      ISBN: 9781590586327 (hbk), 1590586328 (hbk)
    • Scottsdale, Arizona,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Poisoned Pen Press ,
      2010 .
      Extent: 250p.
      Note/s:
      • Published July 1, 2010
      ISBN: 9781590587416 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Book Review – Murder on a Midsummer Night (Phryne Fisher) by Kerry Greenwood Joanne Peulen , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Booklover Book Reviews 2011;

— Review of Murder on a Midsummer Night : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2008 single work novel
Familiar Faces, New Cases Jeff Glorfeld , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 May 2009; (p. 27)

— Review of Blood Moon Garry Disher , 2009 single work novel ; Deep Water Peter Corris , 2009 single work novel ; Murder on a Midsummer Night : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2008 single work novel
More Thrills and Twists in Darker Streams Jeff Popple , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 December 2008; (p. 12)

— Review of Murder on a Midsummer Night : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2008 single work novel
More Thrills and Twists in Darker Streams Jeff Popple , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 December 2008; (p. 12)

— Review of Murder on a Midsummer Night : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2008 single work novel
Familiar Faces, New Cases Jeff Glorfeld , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 May 2009; (p. 27)

— Review of Blood Moon Garry Disher , 2009 single work novel ; Deep Water Peter Corris , 2009 single work novel ; Murder on a Midsummer Night : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2008 single work novel
Book Review – Murder on a Midsummer Night (Phryne Fisher) by Kerry Greenwood Joanne Peulen , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Booklover Book Reviews 2011;

— Review of Murder on a Midsummer Night : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2008 single work novel
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