The Resource The golden tresses of the dead, Alan Bradley

The golden tresses of the dead, Alan Bradley

Label
The golden tresses of the dead
Title
The golden tresses of the dead
Statement of responsibility
Alan Bradley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although it is autumn in the small English town of Bishop's Lacey, the chapel is decked with exotic flowers. Yes, Flavia de Luce's sister, Ophelia, is at last getting hitched, like a mule to a wagon. "A church is a wonderful place for a wedding", muses Flavia, "surrounded as it is by the legions of the dead, whose listening bones bear silent witness to every promise made at the altar." Flavia is not your normal 12-year-old girl. An expert in the chemical nature of poisons, she has solved many mysteries, sharpening her considerable detection skills to the point where she had little choice but to turn professional. So Flavia and dependable Dogger, estate gardener and sounding board extraordinaire, set up shop at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, eager to serve - not so simple an endeavor with her odious little moon-faced cousin Undine constantly underfoot. But Flavia and Dogger persevere. Little does she know that their first case will be extremely close to home, beginning with an unwelcome discovery in Ophelia's wedding cake: a human finger
Member of
Summary
Setting up shop to solve crimes, 12-year-old Flavia de Luce, aided by trusty gardener Dogger, investigates a grisly discovery in her older sister's wedding cake
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
Loan Stars Favourites, 2019
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10748793
Cataloging source
DLC
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1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradley, C. Alan
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Flavia De Luce mysteries
Series volume
0010
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  • De Luce, Flavia
  • Child detectives
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Flavia de Luce novel
Label
The golden tresses of the dead, Alan Bradley
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781409172918
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The golden tresses of the dead, Alan Bradley
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781409172918
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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