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by Alan Bradley, Jayne Entwistle
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Tannat
Tannat rated it 1 year ago
Series: Flavia de Luce #4 This is an interesting place to end up near Halloween since this story takes place at Christmas. Flavia has a surprise planned for Father Christmas in order to prove his existence despite her sisters' insistence to the contrary. It's a very Flavia plan, of course. There...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 1 year ago
My fourth visit to Flavia De Luce found her posh but impoverished family preparing for Christmas by allowing their home to be used to film a movie, starring two of Britain's brightest acting stars.As this is a Flavia De Luce novel, it's clear that Flavia will discover at least one dead body without ...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 1 year ago
My fourth visit to Flavia De Luce found her posh but impoverished family preparing for Christmas by allowing their home to be used to film a movie, starring two of Britain's brightest acting stars.As this is a Flavia De Luce novel, it's clear that Flavia will discover at least one dead body without ...
Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it 2 years ago
I’ve been in a reading funk lately, trying to read some holiday themed books to put me in the Christmas spirit and finding myself left more Grinchy than jolly by the experience. So I decided to take a break from the holiday stories and get in some light entertainment in the form of my favorite littl...
Karen's books
Karen's books rated it 3 years ago
I think I'd have to say this might be my favorite book of the series so far. And that is saying a lot, because time spent with Miss Flavia de Luce is always fun!
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 3 years ago
In need of a breather, we get back to Flavia de Luce, the precocious 11-year old who loves chemistry and is nosy as all get out. What's not to like about chemistry and nosy, 11-year old girls? My spouse would say, "LOTS!", but I have a fondness for chemistry and I have a fond memory of my awesome ni...
Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it 4 years ago
“Although it is pleasant to think about poison at any season, there is something special about Christmas, and I found myself grinning.” I fall pretty firmly into the camp of but it snowed this week and I wanted to read this book so here we are reading a Christmas book during the first week of No...
Inguling
Inguling rated it 6 years ago
Inguling
Inguling rated it 6 years ago
“Although it is pleasant to think about poison at any season, there is something special about Christmas, and I found myself grinning.” – I Am Half-Sick of Shadows It’s Christmastime at Buckshaw and because of his dire financial situation Colonel de Luce has rented out the family pile to some film...
Don't Be Afraid of the Dork
Don't Be Afraid of the Dork rated it 6 years ago
Format: Audio (CDs from Library)Narrated By: Jayne EntwistleOriginal Publication Year: 2011Genre(s): Mystery, HistoricalSeries: Flavia DeLuce # 4Awards: NoneChristmas comes to Buckshaw and Flavia, as usual, is determined to celebrate it with a bang (homemade fireworks) and some bird lime on the roof...
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