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A Red Herring Without Mustard By Alan Bradley Award winning author Alan Bradley returns with another beguiling novel starring the insidiously clever and unflappable eleven year old sleuth Flavia de Luce The precocious chemist with a passion for poisons uncovers a fresh slew of misdeeds in the hamlet of Bishop s Lacey mysteries involving a missing tot, a fortune teller, and a corpse in Flavia s own backyard.Flavia haAward winning author Alan Bradley returns with another beguiling novel starring the insidiously clever and unflappable eleven year old sleuth Flavia de Luce The precocious chemist with a passion for poisons uncovers a fresh slew of misdeeds in the hamlet of Bishop s Lacey mysteries involving a missing tot, a fortune teller, and a corpse in Flavia s own backyard.Flavia had asked the old Gypsy woman to tell her fortune, but never expected to stumble across the poor soul, bludgeoned in the wee hours in her own caravan Was this an act of retribution by those convinced that the soothsayer had abducted a local child years ago Certainly Flavia understands the bliss of settling scores revenge is a delightful pastime when one has two odious older sisters But how could this crime be connected to the missing baby Had it something to do with the weird sect who met at the river to practice their secret rites While still pondering the possibilities, Flavia stumbles upon another corpse that of a notorious layabout who had been caught prowling about the de Luce s drawing room.Pedaling Gladys, her faithful bicycle, across the countryside in search of clues to both crimes, Flavia uncovers some odd new twists Most intriguing is her introduction to an elegant artist with a very special object in her possession a portrait that sheds light on the biggest mystery of all Who is Flavia As the red herrings pile up, Flavia must sort through clues fishy and foul to untangle dark deeds and dangerous secrets.
Librarian Note There is than one author in the database with this name With an education in electronic engineering, Alan worked at numerous radio and television stations in Ontario, and at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute now Ryerson University in Toronto, before becoming Director of Television Engineering in the media centre at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, where he remained for 25 years before taking early retirement to write in 1994.He became the first President of the Saskatoon Writers, and a founding member of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild His children s stories were published in The Canadian Children s Annual, and his short story, Meet Miss Mullen, was the first recipient of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild Award for Children s Literature.For a number of years, he regularly taught Script Writing and Television Production courses at the University of Saskatchewan Extension Division at both beginner and advanced levels.His fiction has been published in literary journals and he has given many public readings in schools and galleries His short stories have been broadcast by CBC Radio.He was a founding member of The Casebook of Saskatoon, a society devoted to the study of Sherlock Holmes and Sherlockian writings Here, he met the late Dr William A.S Sarjeant, with whom he collaborated on their classic book, Ms Holmes of Baker Street This work put forth the startling theory that the Great Detective was a woman, and was greeted upon publication with what has been described as a firestorm of controversy.The release of Ms Holmes resulted in national media coverage, with the authors embarking upon an extensive series of interviews, radio and television appearances, and a public debate at Toronto s Harbourfront His lifestyle and humorous pieces have appeared in The Globe and Mail and The National Post.His book The Shoebox Bible McClelland and Stewart, 2006 has been compared with Tuesdays With Morrie and Mr God, This is Anna In July of 2007 he won the Debut Dagger Award of the British Crimewriter s Association for his novel The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, the first of a series featuring eleven year old Flavia de Luce, which has since won the 2009 Agatha Award for Best First Novel,the 2010 Dilys Award,the Spotted Owl Award, and the 2010 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel.The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie has also been nominated for the Macavity, the Barry, and the Arthur Awards.Alan Bradley lives in Malta with his wife Shirley and two calculating cats.
A Red Herring Without Mustard By Alan Bradley
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