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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alan Bradley Narrator: Jayne Entwistle Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Flavia de Luce Series Release Date: January 2013 ISBN: 9780307879509
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From award-winning author Alan Bradley comes the next cozy British mystery starring intrepid young sleuth Flavia de Luce, hailed by USA Today as “one of the most remarkable creations in recent literature.”

Eleven-year-old amateur detective and ardent chemist Flavia de Luce is used to digging up clues, whether they’re found among the potions in her laboratory or between the pages of her insufferable sisters’ diaries. What she is not accustomed to is digging up bodies. Upon the 500th anniversary of St. Tancred’s death, the English hamlet of Bishop Lacey is busily preparing to open its patron saint’s tomb. Nobody is more excited to peek inside the crypt than Flavia, yet what she finds will halt the proceedings dead in their tracks: the body of Mr. Collicutt, the church organist, his face grotesquely and inexplicably masked. Who held a vendetta against Mr. Collicutt, and why would they hide him in such a sacred resting place? The irrepressible Flavia decides to find out. And what she unearths will prove there’s never such thing as an open-and-shut case.

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Quotes & Awards

  • Acclaim for Speaking from Among the Bones
  • [Alan] Bradley scores another success. . . . This series is a grown-up version of Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and all those mysteries you fell in love with as a child. The San Diego Union-Tribune
  • The precocious and irrepressible Flavia . . . continues to delight. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
  • Fiendishly brilliant . . . Bradley has created an utterly charming cast of characters . . . as quirky as any British mystery fan could hope for. Bookreporter
     
  • Delightful and entertaining. San Jose Mercury News
  • Acclaim for Alan Bradley’s Flavia de Luce novels
     
  • Every Flavia de Luce novel is a reason to celebrate. USA Today
  • Delightful. The Boston Globe, on The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
  • Utterly beguiling. People (four stars), on The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag
  • Irresistibly appealing. The New York Times Book Review, on A Red Herring Without Mustard
  • “Memorable, often funny prose complements the crafty plot.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “An outstanding performance by Jayne Entwistle brings the inhabitants of the village of Bishop’s Lacey, England, to vivid life in this amusing murder mystery…Entwistle’s supple voice easily ranges from Flavia’s precise, aristocratic, youthful high pitch to the rumbling, denser tones of the rural men and women.”

    SoundCommentary.com

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About the Author
Author Alan Bradley

Alan Bradley is the internationally bestselling author of many short stories, children’s stories, newspaper columns, and the memoir The Shoebox Bible. His first Flavia de Luce novel, The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, received the CWA Debut Dagger Award, the Dilys Winn Award, the Arthur Ellis Award, the Agatha Award, the Macavity Award, and the Barry Award, and was nominated for the Anthony Award. Among his other Flavia de Luce novels are The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag, A Red Herring without Mustard, I Am Half-Sick of Shadows, and Speaking from among the Bones.

About the Narrator

Jayne Entwistle is an award-winning audiobook narrator. She has won multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards for her outstanding performance for the Flavia de Luce series. A native of the UK, she now lives in Los Angeles.