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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery Book 1 By Alan Bradley

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery Book 1
by Alan Bradley

Cosy crime historical mysteries featuring Flavia de Luce - the teenage amateur sleuth you'll never forget. Perfect for fans of Midsomer Murders and Agatha Christie's Miss Marple.
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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery Book 1 Summary


Meet Flavia: Mystery Solver. Master Poisoner. 11 Years Old.England 1950. At Buckshaw, the crumbling country seat of the de Luce family, very-nearly-eleven-year-old Flavia is plotting revenge on her older sisters. Then a dead bird is left on the doorstep, which has an extraordinary effect on Flavia's eccentric father, and a body is found in the garden. As the police descend on Buckshaw, Flavia decides to do some investigating of her own. Praise for the historical Flavia de Luce mysteries: 'The Flavia de Luce novels are now a cult favourite' Mail on Sunday 'A cross between Dodie Smith's I Capture The Castle and the Addams family...delightfully entertaining' Guardian Fans of M. C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin, Frances Brody and Alexander McCall Smith will enjoy the Flavia de Luce mysteries: 1. Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie 2. The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag 3. A Red Herring Without Mustard 4. I Am Half Sick of Shadows 5. Speaking From Among the Bones 6. The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches 7. As Chimney Sweepers Come To Dust 8. Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd 9. The Grave's a Fine and Private Place If you're looking for a cosy crime series to keep you hooked then look no further than the Flavia de Luce mysteries. * Each Flavia de Luce mystery can be read as a standalone or in series order *

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Sku
GOR001738818
Title
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery Book 1
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co
Year published
Number of pages
384
ISBN 10
0752883216
ISBN 13
9780752883212
Prizes
Winner of CWA Dagger awards 2007 (UK)
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