Reviews and Blog Posts: 1920s

Miss Fisher's murder mysteries. Series 1

Reviewer Rating:
5

Set in Melbourne during the 1920’s, Miss Fisher’s Mysteries is a fun and less gory take on the typical murder mystery. Phryne Fisher is a wealthy flapper whose devil may care attitude conceals her continued obsession with the disappearance and presumed death of her sister. The series is funny and...

Miss Fisher's murder mysteries. Series 1

Reviewer Rating:
5

Phrynne Fisher is a fashionable and daring Australian flapper with a golden gun. This lady detective attracts trouble and friends in equal measure. Each mystery is solved with finesse and panache. I am eagerly awaiting season 2!

Roaring Twenties

I confess--I often judge books by their covers. That is, I'm quickly drawn to things that have great design and a sense of style. So while I haven't seen a single episode of HBO's acclaimed series Boardwalk Empire, about Prohibition-era Atlantic City, I love the glitz, glamour, and gaudiness of the 1920s that it depicts.

If you've seen Boardwalk Empire, or even if, like me, you haven't, you might be interested in these books and movies related to the Roaring Twenties, Prohibition, and the Mob that ruled it all.

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