Summary/Annotation -> 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." NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 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 five-hundredth anniversary of St. Tancred's death, the English hamlet of Bishop's 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. Acclaim for Alan Bradley's beloved Flavia de Luce novels, winners of the Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger Award, Barry Award, Agatha Award, Macavity Award, Dilys Winn Award, and Arthur Ellis Award "Every Flavia de Luce novel is a reason to celebrate."-- USA Today "Utterly beguiling."-- People (four stars), on The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag "Outstanding . . . [a] marvelous blend of whimsy and mystery."-- Publishers Weekly (starred review), on A Red Herring Without Mustard "Original, charming, devilishly creative."--Bookreporter, on I Am Half-Sick of Shadows From the Hardcover edition.
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121126s2012 nyu 000 1 eng
$a 9780385344036 (hbk.) : $c $24.00
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$a DLC $c DLC
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$a FIC Bradley
$a Bradley, C. Alan, $d 1938-
$a Speaking from among the bones : $b a Flavia de Luce novel / $c Alan Bradley.
$a 1st ed.
$a New York : $b Delacorte Press, $c c2012.
$a 384 p.
$a A Dec12
$a Detectives $z England $v Fiction.
$a Murder $x Investigation $v Fiction.
$2 BISAC $a FICTION / Historical^FICTION / Thrillers
$a Mystery fiction. $2 gsafd
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