As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
1950s. In her first year at the Toronto boarding school that trained her mother in espionage, British Flavia de Luce 11 receives a gift suited to abilities as budding chemist and sleuth. A charred and mummified body tumbles from a dorm chimney. One teacher is an acquitted murderess. Flavia copes... show more
1950s. In her first year at the Toronto boarding school that trained her mother in espionage, British Flavia de Luce 11 receives a gift suited to abilities as budding chemist and sleuth. A charred and mummified body tumbles from a dorm chimney. One teacher is an acquitted murderess. Flavia copes with multiple mysteries including haunting and vanished girls.
Format: Kindle Edition
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
"Banished!" After Flavia is sent to Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy in Toronto to put some order in her life and to complete her informal studies, she is forced to face the outside world (even if it's just inside a school) for the first time without her family, her beloved Dogger, and her trustworthy...
You know when you read a book and the story isn't too interesting. You are not too interested in who the killer will turn out to be either. But you still love the book because you are in love with the characters. You still keep reading because the author writes beautifully. And most of all, the auth...
I do believe I've found a new young heroine to add to my shelf of favorites! When I saw the synopsis for As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust I was instantly smitten. Stories where young ladies do amazing things make me smile. Plus, I love a good mystery. What I didn't know, was that this book is the 7t...
Twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is out of her element in this, the seventh installment, of Alan Bradley's series. The start of the novel has her on a ship, mid-way across the Atlantic, bound for Canada, where she will be starting her education at Miss Bodycote's Female Academy. She barely has time to...
Loved it - Flavia away from home, with none of her usual co-stars (not even her beloved laboratory), is Flavia nonetheless.
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