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

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

Alan Bradley


it's the summer time of 1950–and on the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, younger Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a keenness for poison, is intrigued by means of a chain of inexplicable occasions: A lifeless chook is located at the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, hours later, Flavia reveals a guy mendacity within the cucumber patch and watches him as he is taking his death breath.

For Flavia, who's either appalled and extremely joyful, lifestyles starts off in earnest while homicide involves Buckshaw. “I want i may say i used to be afraid, yet I wasn’t. really the opposite. This used to be by means of a long way the main fascinating factor that had ever occurred to me in my complete life.”

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