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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie( )
Author: Bradley, Alan
Series title:Flavia de Luce Mystery Ser.
ISBN:978-1-299-06072-2
Publication Date:Jan 2009
Publisher:Dell Books for Young Readers
Imprint:Delacorte
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

BONUS: This edition contains a "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie" discussion guide and an excerpt from Alan Bradley's "The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag. " It is the summer of 1950-and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events: A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, hours later, Flavia finds a man...
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Author Biography
Bradley, Alan (Author)
Alan Bradley was born in Toronto, Canada. He studied electronic engineering and worked at numerous radio and television stations in Ontario and at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (now Ryerson University) in Toronto. Later, he became the Director of Television Engineering in the media centre at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, SK, where he remained for 25 years before taking early retirement to write in 1994.

He is the author of the Flavia de Luce Mystery series, all 6 of which have been New York Times bestsellers. In 2009 he won the Agatha Award for Best First Novel for The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. He also writes non-fiction books including The Shoebox Bible and Ms. Holmes of Baker Street.

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