Speaking from Among the Bones: A Flavia de Luce Novel

Speaking from Among the Bones: A Flavia de Luce Novel

Alan Bradley


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From award-winning writer Alan Bradley comes the following comfortable British secret starring intrepid younger sleuth Flavia de Luce, hailed through USA Today as “one of the main striking creations in contemporary literature.”
 
Eleven-year-old novice detective and ardent chemist Flavia de Luce is used to digging up clues, even if they’re chanced on one of the potions in her laboratory or among the pages of her unbearable sisters’ diaries. What she is not acquainted with is digging up our bodies. Upon the five-hundredth anniversary of St. Tancred’s dying, the English hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey is busily getting ready to open its buyer saint’s tomb. no one is extra excited to peek contained in the crypt than Flavia, but what she reveals will halt the complaints useless of their tracks: the physique of Mr. Collicutt, the church organist, his face grotesquely and inexplicably masked. Who held a vendetta opposed to Mr. Collicutt, and why may they cover him in one of these sacred resting position? The irrepressible Flavia makes a decision to determine. And what she reveals will end up there’s by no means such factor as an open-and-shut case.

Acclaim for Speaking from one of the Bones
 
“[Alan] Bradley ratings one other good fortune. . . . This sequence is a grown-up model of Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and all these mysteries you fell in love with as a child.”The San Diego Union-Tribune
 
“The precocious and irrepressible Flavia . . . maintains to delight.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
“Fiendishly amazing . . . Bradley has created an completely fascinating solid of characters . . . as quirky as any British secret fan may possibly desire for.”—Bookreporter
 
“Delightful and entertaining.”San Jose Mercury News
 
Acclaim for Alan Bradley’s cherished Flavia de Luce novels, winners of the Crime Writers’ organization Debut Dagger Award, Barry Award, Agatha Award, Macavity Award, Dilys Winn Award, and Arthur Ellis Award
 
“Every Flavia de Luce novel is a cause to celebrate.”USA Today
 
“Delightful.”—The Boston Globe, on the wonder on the backside of the Pie
 
“Utterly beguiling.”People (four stars), on The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag
 
“Irresistibly appealing.”—The big apple instances e-book Review, on A pink Herring with no Mustard

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