The Grave's a Fine and Private Place (Paperback)

Alan Bradley

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Sunny skies, sleep water...and a sinister corpse Flavia is enjoying the summer, spending her days punting along the river with her reluctant family. Languishing in boredom, she drags a slack hand in the water, and catches her fingers in the open mouth of a drowned corpse. Brought to shore, the dead man is found to be dressed in blue silk with ribbons at the knee, and wearing a single red ballet slipper. Flavia needs to put her super-sleuthing skills to the test to investigate the murder of three gossips in the local church, and to keep her sisters out of danger. But what could possibly connect the son of an executed killer, a far too canny police constable, a travelling circus, and the publican's mysteriously talented wife? Praise for the historical Flavia de Luce mysteries: 'The Flavia de Luce novels are now a cult favourite' Mail on Sunday 'A cross between Dodie Smith's I Capture The Castle and the Addams family...delightfully entertaining' Guardian


Product Details

  • Product code: BRLHR
  • ISBN: 9781409172895
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.8cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 384
  • Publish date: Thu Aug 23 00:00:00 BST 2018
  • Book points: 8

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