The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag: A Flavia de Luce Novel

The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag: A Flavia de Luce Novel

Alan Bradley


Flavia de Luce, a dangerously shrewdpermanent eleven-year-old with a keenness for chemistry and a genius for fixing murders, thinks that her days of crime-solving within the bucolic English hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey are over—until liked puppeteer Rupert Porson has his personal strings sizzled in an unlucky rendezvous with electrical energy. yet who’d do the sort of factor, and why? Does the madwoman who lives in Gibbet wooden comprehend greater than she’s letting on? What approximately Porson’s captivating yet erratic assistant? All clues element towards a suspicious dying years past and a case the neighborhood constables can’t solve—without Flavia’s aid. yet in getting so as regards to who’s secretly pulling the strings of this dance of loss of life, has our precocious heroine eventually gotten in excess of her head?

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