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The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie by Alan Bradley

3 Ratings: 3.7
The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie by Alan Bradley - Mystery Fiction

Product Description   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 … see full wiki

Tags: Mystery, Historical Fiction, Alan Bradley
Author: Alan Bradley
Genre: Mystery
Publisher: Delacorte Press (April 28, 2009)
Date Published: (April 28, 2009)
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Quick Tip by . May 18, 2010
enjoying the ride so far... great beach/park reading that sweeps you to another time & place. will post review once finished!
review by . February 11, 2010
   Once again, here's another book I bought when it came out which has sat lingering on my shelves forever.  I have to quit doing that, because this one turned out to be a gem -- an absolute gem of a book. Not only did I fall in love with the main character, Flavia deLuce, but the author is one heck of a writer.      Set in the English countryside near the village of Bishop's Lacey in 1950,  eleven year old Flavia lives with two older sisters and …
review by . September 18, 2009
The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie
   Flavia de Luce lives in a mansion called Buckshaw, in the town of Bishop's Lacey, with her two sisters, Ophelia and Daphne, her mostly silent father Colonel de Luce, and old gardner/handyman Dogger.  A deceased relative Tarquin "Tar" de Luce built a wing on the east end and had a laboratory installed there.  This room captured Flavia's attention at an early age, and now at eleven she is a true chemist.   Their housekeeper, Mrs. Mullet, consistently bakes custard …
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