No Weather for a Burial

How long should long service leave be Pufferfish, aka Detective Inspector Franz Heineken, scourge of Tasmania s villains, is back And back with a seriously refreshed vengeance, Pufferfish, prickly, curmudgeonly and irony charged as ever, is attracted to an unusual stench in his island paradise a badly decomposed corpse with no name, identity altered prior to execution, vHow long should long service leave be Pufferfish, aka Detective Inspector Franz Heineken, scourge of Tasmania s villains, is back And back with a seriously refreshed vengeance, Pufferfish, prickly, curmudgeonly and irony charged as ever, is attracted to an unusual stench in his island paradise a badly decomposed corpse with no name, identity altered prior to execution, victim of a puzzling mix of professionalism and panic.
No Weather for a Burial How long should long service leave be Pufferfish aka Detective Inspector Franz Heineken scourge of Tasmania s villains is back And back with a seriously refreshed vengeance Pufferfish prickly cu

  • Title: No Weather for a Burial
  • Author: DavidOwen
  • ISBN: 978098065520
  • Page: 496
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “No Weather for a Burial”

    1. Four Pufferfish novels were never ever going to be enough for dedicated fans of this wonderful, quirky Police Procedural from Tasmanian based author David Owen. There was always a real sense of disappointment that Owen didn't appear to have been given the opportunity to publish more of these books (or at least I believe that's what happened).The sight of NO WEATHER FOR A BURIAL was therefore a cause of much excitement in these parts - and a mad scramble to the publishers website (you can buy you [...]

    2. Being a Tasmanian, my obvious attraction to this book was that it was set in Hobart and various regions of the Apple Isle. And the parochialism for the region comes across clearly throughout the novel. The descriptions of the beauty, the people and the weather were both amusing and enjoyable, particularly for a local like myself. Tasmania has a uniqueness about it, and David Owen cleverly exploits this.The plotlines were solid, with two cases running parallel. The murder investigation into the e [...]

    3. If this book hadn't been set in Tasmania, it would have been a two-star read! I love all things Tasmanian, so it was nice to see a story set in Hobart, its surrounds and beyond. Published by 40 Degrees South, this book is reprise of an earlier series of 'Pufferfish' novels, centered around DI Franz Heineken, a Dutch immigrant from way back, who ended up in Australia somehow. There's lots of backstory in this book, so I didn't feel I'd missed much from the preceding Pufferfish books. This book ha [...]

    4. I mostly enjoy these books because they're set in Tassie & I feel I can relate to the characters. I feel I have met some of them! The literature won't set the world on fire but that's ok with me.

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