The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Novel
Flavia, an 11-year-old with a chemistry lab, finds a corpse in a cucumber patch and applies the detective skills she learned plotting against her older sisters. This debut mystery by a Canadian author won the 2007 Crime Writer Association's Debut Dagger Award.
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|Grouping Title||sweetness at the bottom of the pie|
|Grouping Author||alan bradley|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
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|Novelist Primary ISBN||9780385342308|
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"Wonderfully entertaining . . . sure to be one of the most loved mysteries of the year . . . [Flavia is] a delightful, intrepid, acid-tongued new heroine."—Chicago Sun-Times
It is the summer of 1950–and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events: A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, hours later, Flavia finds a man lying in the cucumber patch and watches him as he takes his dying breath.
For Flavia, who is both appalled and delighted, life begins in earnest when murder comes to Buckshaw. "I wish I could say I was afraid, but I wasn't. Quite the contrary. This was by far the most interesting thing that had ever happened to me in my entire life."
BONUS: This edition contains a The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie discussion guide and an excerpt from Alan Bradley's The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag.
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|series||Flavia De Luce mysteries|
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|subject_facet||Amateur Sleuth -- Mystery & Detective|
Historical -- FICTION
Historical -- Mystery & Detective
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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie A Flavia de Luce Novel [eBook] Bradley, Alan.
|title_short||The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie|
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