I Am Half-Sick of Shadows (Flavia de Luce Mystery, Book 4)

I Am Half-Sick of Shadows (Flavia de Luce Mystery, Book 4)

Alan Bradley


“Every Flavia de Luce novel is a cause to celebrate.”—USA Today
 
ALAN BRADLEY, writer OF the main AWARD-WINNING sequence DEBUT OF ANY yr, RETURNS WITH one other impossible to resist FLAVIA DE LUCE NOVEL.
 
“[Alan] Bradley has created some of the most unique, captivating, devilishly inventive and hilarious detectives of any age or any time.”—Bookreporter
 
It’s Christmastime, and Flavia de Luce—an eleven-year-old sleuth with a keenness for chemistry—is tucked away in her laboratory, whipping up a concoction to ensnare Saint Nick. yet she is quickly distracted whilst a movie staff arrives at Buckshaw, the de Luces’ decaying English property, to shoot a film starring the famed Phyllis Wyvern. Amid a raging snowfall, the total village of Bishop’s Lacey gathers at Buckshaw to monitor Wyvern practice, but no one is ready for the evening’s stunning end: a physique stumbled on strangled to loss of life with a size of movie. yet who one of the assembled visitors could level one of these chilling scene? because the typhoon worsens and the checklist of suspects grows, Flavia needs to ferret out a killer hidden in simple sight.
 
“[Flavia is] the main intrepid and fascinating adolescent chemist/detective/busybody in all of rural, post–World battle II England.”—The Seattle Times
 
“Quirky and pleasant . . . Flavia is a vintage literary personality who manages to entice either old and young readers equally.”—Wichita Falls Times checklist News
 
“Bradley’s plot twists and turns delightfully.”—Fort worthy Star-Telegram
 
NAMED the most effective MYSTERIES OF THE 12 months BY THE SEATTLE TIMES

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