The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Hardcover)

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May 2010 Indie Next List


“Alan Bradley has created greatness with 11-year-old Flavia de Luce, a sort of 'Harriet the Cyanide Expert.' Imagine Ramona Quimby in a quaint English town, as told by Shirley Jackson. Whip-smart and sweet as an arsenic popsicle, Flavia sets out to solve the mystery of the dead body in her garden, while trying to deal with fearsome librarians, bothersome older sisters, priceless missing stamps, and detestable custard pie along the way. Viva la Flavia!”
— Liberty Hardy, RiverRun Bookstore, Portsmouth, NH

May 2009 Indie Next List


“Whether you are a mystery lover or not, you are going to fall hard for Flavia de Luce, the newest sleuth on the block. She is a chemistry geek, a plucky Nancy Drew, and a wacky Bridget Jones all wrapped up in an 11-year-old body. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie is both funny and wickedly clever. You'll have a great time reading it -- and want to be friends with Flavia.”
— Jennifer Meador, Lemuria Bookstore, Jackson, MS

Product Details
ISBN: 9781410419170
ISBN-10: 1410419177
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: September 2009
Pages: 503
Language: English