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ISBN: 0752891944 / ISBN-13: 9780752891941

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

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It is June 1950 and a sleepy English village is about to be awakened by the discovery of a dead body in Colonel de Luce's cucumber patch. The police ... Show synopsis

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  • The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )) – Paperback (2009)
    by Alan Bradley

    The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

    Paperback, Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
    2009
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    304 pages

    ISBN: 0752891944
    ISBN-13: 9780752891941

    It is June 1950 and a sleepy English village is about to be awakened by the discovery of a dead body in Colonel de Luce's cucumber patch. The police are baffled, and when a dead snipe is deposited on the Colonel's doorstep with a rare stamp impaled on its beak, they are baffled even more. Only the Colonel's daughter, the precocious Flavia -when she's not plotting elaborate revenges against her nasty older sisters in her basement chemical laboratory, that is - has the ingenuity to follow the clues that reveal the victim's ... Show more

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Reviews of The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Overall customer rating: 4.750
Karl K

Great and Fun

by Karl K on May 15, 2014

This is the starting book in the series, and I generally like to read a series in order, but with these you can start with any one of them and enjoy them all!

Irene K

Great Tween reading

by Irene K on Oct 18, 2012

Gift to granddaughter who loves this book and the rest of the triology.

CARLA K

50's Flashforward

by CARLA K on Mar 31, 2011

Loved this book! Nostalgia, and a mystery, all rolled into one, through the eyes of an 11 year old who could match wits with Holmes!

SusieS

Refreshing

by SusieS on Aug 5, 2010

Refreshing describes the mystery solved by the 11-year-old sleuth with a passion for chemistry. Flavia's enthusiastic, youthful drive to explore clues delights the reader and propels the story forward. Since a friend had highly recommended that I read this book, I willingly purchased the sequel to share with her as a thank you for alerting me to this fresh suspense novel.

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