Ruddy Gore

Ruddy Gore

Large Print - 2017
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Running late to the Hinkler gala performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, Phryne Fisher confronts a gang of thugs and rescues a gorgeous Chinese man, Lin Chung, and his grandmother who mistakes her for a deity. Denying divinity but accepting cognac, she later continues safely to the theatre. But her night is again interrupted by a most bizarre death onstage. What links can Phryne find between the entertaining plot of Ruddigore, the city's Chinese community, and the actors at His Majesty's Theatre? Phryne must solve an old murder and find a new murderer, and, of course, banish the theatre's ghost, who seems likely to kill again.
Publisher: Long Preston : 2017. Magna,
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9780750544788
Branch Call Number: LT GREE
Characteristics: 276 pages (large print) ; 24 cm

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maipenrai
Dec 06, 2016

(The seventh book in the Phryne Fisher series)

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miaone
Oct 18, 2016

This is the only Phryne episode I'd rate with only 3 stars, and that is because nearly the whole book has to do with the plot of a Gilbert & Sullivan play, its plot, and who the actors were nearly a century ago in Melbourne, Australia. In fact, the only thing it has to recommend it is that Phryne meets Lin Chung for the first time just before she arrives at the theatre, and if you love the Phryne books you KNOW how important an addition Lin is to the ongoing plots.

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KatherineHere
Nov 14, 2015

This was a tough read for me (not so enjoyable). Fortunately, I'd seen the TV show so had an idea of the plot. Problem was the introduction of so many, many characters that I could not keep them straight in my mind. Plus, I feel it lacked a lot of the Phryne extravagance, impulsiveness and flourishes that are so fun and interesting.

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karen542
Apr 17, 2015

can not download

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lozza1401
Dec 19, 2013

This was an improvement on the last book. I love the different culture elements in her books.

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Kettle
Apr 24, 2011

Famous for introducing Lin to the Phryne family, and Bunny too. Not the best of the Phryne books, but then again there's never been a BAD one! Love Lin!

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