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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce Series #1) - Alan Bradley
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce Series #1)
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In his wickedly brilliant first novel, Debut Dagger Award winner Alan Bradley introduces one of the most singular and engaging heroines in recent fiction: eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison. It is the summer of 1950—and a series of inexplicable events... show more
In his wickedly brilliant first novel, Debut Dagger Award winner Alan Bradley introduces one of the most singular and engaging heroines in recent fiction: eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison. It is the summer of 1950—and a series of inexplicable events has struck Buckshaw, the decaying English mansion that Flavia’s family calls home. A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. 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.”To Flavia the investigation is the stuff of science: full of possibilities, contradictions, and connections. Soon her...
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780440338468 (0440338468)
ASIN: 9780440338468
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Pages no: 386
Edition language: English
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1.0 The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce Series #1)
I reall wanted to like this book. I love the title. I love the idea of an 11 year old girl who loves chemistry as the protagonist. Alas, it was way to long winded for my liking. It was just plain dull. And I was listening to it as an audio book - and found the reader's voice to be excrutiating...
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