The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery

By: Bradley, Alan

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"Wonderfully entertaining . . . sure to be one of the most loved mysteries of the year . . . Flavia is] a delightful, intrepid, acid-tongued new heroine."--Chicago Sun-Times

It is the summer of 1950-and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events: A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, 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."

BONUS: This edition contains a The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie discussion guide and an excerpt from Alan Bradley's The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag.

Title: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery

Author Name: Bradley, Alan

Categories: COZY,

Publisher: Bantam: January 2010

ISBN Number: 0385343493

ISBN Number 13: 9780385343497

Binding: Paper Back

Book Condition: Used - Acceptable

Item: 10.40 lbs

Seller ID: 98334