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“The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” – When is Murder Sweet?

Book Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! Summary 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 … Continue reading

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“I Am Half-Sick of Shadows” – Is Flavia Realistic? and Does It Matter?

Book Review : I Am half-Sick of Shadows A Flavia de Luce Novel By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! It’s Christmastime, and the precocious Flavia de Luce—an eleven-year-old sleuth with a passion for chemistry and a penchant for crime-solving—is tucked away … Continue reading

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