The Golden Tresses of the Dead

The Golden Tresses of the Dead Flavia de Luce the twelve year old chemist and amateur detective with better than an average brain is eager to turn professional She and her father s valet Dogger have founded a detective agency

  • Title: The Golden Tresses of the Dead
  • Author: Alan Bradley
  • ISBN: 0345540026
  • Page: 400
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Flavia de Luce, the twelve year old chemist and amateur detective with better than an average brain, is eager to turn professional She and her father s valet, Dogger, have founded a detective agency, Arthur Dogger Associates, and unexpectedly cut into their first case during the revelry at her sister Ophelia s wedding reception.After an eventful ceremony with a mi Flavia de Luce, the twelve year old chemist and amateur detective with better than an average brain, is eager to turn professional She and her father s valet, Dogger, have founded a detective agency, Arthur Dogger Associates, and unexpectedly cut into their first case during the revelry at her sister Ophelia s wedding reception.After an eventful ceremony with a missing best man and spontaneous ventriloquist act, spirits are high as Feely and her new husband head for the towering and beautifully iced wedding cake But as Feely slices into the first piece, a scream rings out the bridal cake contains a severed human finger Delighted, Flavia wraps the finger in a napkin and whisks it away to her chemical laboratory By studying the embalmed skin, the indentation of a ring, and the slope of the fingernail, she ll not only be able to determine the identity of the victim but also point a finger at a killer Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 330 pages Published January 22nd 2019 by Delacorte Press More Details ISBN 0345540026 ISBN13 9780345540027 Edition Language English Series Flavia de Luce 10 Other Editions 12 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader Q

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    • Alan Bradley

      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 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

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    • Our little girl is growing up and, frankly, I m glad to see it Flavia is still only 12 years old but life hasn t been kind to her so this is the book where she is allowed to grieve for all the heartaches in her young life Add to that the marriage of her sister Ophelia and Flavia needed this investigation to get her through some tough times Arthur W Dogger Associates, Discreet Investigations tells us all we need to know about where this book is headed Dogger has always been one of my f Our little [...]


    • THE GOLDEN TRESSES OF THE DEAD starts off with Flavia s sister Ophelia getting married Flavia is delighted when Ophelia discovers a severed human finger in the cake and she rushes away to examine itWhose finger is it to and why has it been placed in the wedding cake READ THE REST OF THE REVIEW OVER AT FRESH FICTION


    • Flavia s sister, Feely, is finally getting married But at the wedding, as Feely and Dieter cut their cake, Feely slices into a human finger How very Flavia It s certainly a case for Arthur W Dogger Associates, with Flavia being the main associate, of course And, not long after, the two are hired by a Mrs Prill to help track down some missing letters Flavia and Dogger barely know where to focus first Then someone else winds up dead with Flavia and Dogger in the thick of things and Flavia s sister [...]


    • Its so nice to catch up with Flavia After the death of her father and her oldest sister getting married, she and Dogger set up their own investigative agency Something is up in Bishop s Lacey and Flavia sets out to find out what Two missionaries from Africa are staying at Buckshaw but Flavia thinks there s something not right about the two ladies Leave it to Flavia to be curious and want to snoop Her and Dogger are quite the team It s no secret that I love Flavia and I m always ready fo Its so n [...]


    • I received this galley via NetGalley To be clear about my excitement about this 10th book in the Flavia series, let it be known that I stalked NetGalley for the past several weeks, checking every few days to see if this book had shown up yet When it did appear, I immediately put in my request When it was approved a few hours later, I squealed with glee.So yeah, you might say my expectations were high The Golden Tresses of the Dead revives all of the best elements of the Flavia books I say [...]


    • So Flavia 10 is fun Much funnier than the last few, for sure I could have given it a 4 stars for the growth aspect of a few pages in which Flavia has the thought that hits her similar to St Paul being struck off his horse on the road to Damascus for a dawning of understanding that she does and will need other people If not now, eventually.Saying that the plot is silly to ridiculous is why I can t go 4 stars after all is said and done though Funny, filled with spoof type and hidden cavi So Flavia [...]


    • NetGalley ARC.Word is that this will NOT be Flavia s last adventure phew Now that that is out of the way I haven t listened to a Flavia audiobook since Speaking from Among the Bones but I still have Jayne Entwhistle s charming Flavia voice in my head She s delightful, listen to the audiobooks Arthur W Dogger Associates swoon I LOVE Dogger and Flavia so so much Everyone seems to have moved on fairly well from the traumatic events of Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew d Feely s g NetGalley ARC.Word i [...]


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