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The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag: A Flavia de Luce Mystery - Jayne Entwistle, Alan Bradley
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag: A Flavia de Luce Mystery
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Flavia de Luce, a dangerously smart eleven-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders, thinks that her days of crime-solving in the bucolic English hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey are over—until beloved puppeteer Rupert Porson has his own strings sizzled in an unfortunate... show more
Flavia de Luce, a dangerously smart eleven-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders, thinks that her days of crime-solving in the bucolic English hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey are over—until beloved puppeteer Rupert Porson has his own strings sizzled in an unfortunate rendezvous with electricity. But who’d do such a thing, and why? Does the madwoman who lives in Gibbet Wood know more than she’s letting on? What about Porson’s charming but erratic assistant? All clues point toward a suspicious death years earlier and a case the local constables can’t solve—without Flavia’s help. But in getting so close to who’s secretly pulling the strings of this dance of death, has our precocious heroine finally gotten in way over her head?
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Format: Audible Audio Edition
ASIN: B003BLGDCY
Publisher: Random House Audio
Edition language: English
Series: Flavia de Luce (#2)
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Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.0 The Weed that Strings the Hangman's Bag by Alan Bradley (audiobook)
Series: Flavia de Luce #2 This was a solid installment of the Flavia de Luce series. I like Flavia, but I sometimes find her chemistry digressions a bit dull. The narrator managed to capture Flavia's enthusiasm for poisons quite well and overall I thought was a good choice. Honestly, Flavia can be...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
3.5 "The Weed That Strings The Hangman's Bag - Flavia de Luce #2" by Alan Bradley
This is the second book about eleven-year-old Flavia De Luce, who was first introduced in "The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie", where she put her considerable talents to work in solving a murder her father had been accused of. In this instalment, Flavia becomes involved with a travelling puppe...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
4.0 The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag
This is the second book about eleven year old Flavia De Luce, who was first introduced in "The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie", where she put her considerable talents to work in solving a murder her father had been accused of.In this installment, Flavia becomes involved with a traveling puppetee...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
4.0 The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag
This is the second book about eleven year old Flavia De Luce, who was first introduced in "The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie", where she put her considerable talents to work in solving a murder her father had been accused of.In this installment, Flavia becomes involved with a traveling puppetee...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
3.5 Flavia de Luce Solves Again
I think I'd have phrased things a bit differently, but in the interest of time, I'm just going to copy and paste from my thoughts when I read the book a couple of years ago and add in a bit for the audiobook: The plucky young chemist with a nascent obsession with death is back in action. The case ...
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