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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 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 acts of revenge against her nasty older sisters in her basement chemistry laboratory, that is - has the ingenuity to follow the clues that reveal the victim's identity, and a conspiracy that reaches back into the de Luce family's murky past.
Flavia and her family are brilliant creations, adding a darkly playful and wonderfully atmospheric flavour to a plot of delightful ingenuity.
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Praise for the cosy crime Flavia de Luce Mysteries - perfect for fans of Agatha Christie and Midsomer Murders:
The Flavia de Luce novels are now a cult favourite
A delightfully dark and original period crime novel featuring an irresistible young sleuth and her eccentric family.
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Book Description Orion (an Imprint of The Orion, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110752891936
Book Description Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0752891936