The Grave's a Fine and Private Place : Flavia de Luce Mysteries

  • von Alan Bradley
  • Sprecher: Jayne Entwistle
  • Serie: Flavia de Luce Mysteries
  • 9 Std. 47 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

"The world's greatest adolescent British chemist/busybody/sleuth" (The Seattle Times), Flavia de Luce, returns in a twisty new mystery novel from award-winning and New York Times best-selling author Alan Bradley.
In the wake of an unthinkable family tragedy, 12-year-old Flavia de Luce is struggling to fill her empty days. For a needed escape, Dogger, the loyal family servant, suggests a boating trip for Flavia and her two older sisters. As their punt drifts past the church where a notorious vicar had recently dispatched three of his female parishioners by spiking their communion wine with cyanide, Flavia, an expert chemist with a passion for poisons, is ecstatic. Suddenly, something grazes her fingers as she dangles them in the water. She clamps down on the object, imagining herself Ernest Hemingway battling a marlin, and pulls up what she expects will be a giant fish. But in Flavia's grip is something far better: a human head, attached to a human body. If anything could take Flavia's mind off sorrow, it is solving a murder - although one that may lead the young sleuth to an early grave.

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Kritikerstimmen

"If ever there were a sleuth who's bold, brilliant, and, yes, adorable, it's Flavia de Luce." ( USA Today)
"Delightful...a combination of Eloise and Sherlock Holmes." ( The Boston Globe)

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 30.01.2018
  • Verlag: Random House Audio