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Details about The sweetness at the bottom of the pie

Eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, must exonerate her father of murder. Armed with more than enough knowledge to tie two distant deaths together and examine new suspects, she begins a search that will lead her all the way to the King of England himself.


Nancy Strakna

Posted February 7, 2012

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley had been recommended by several librarians, but still I hesitated. Would I like a mystery with an 11 year-old sleuth? Now I know what I'd been missing. From the very first page I was drawn to …

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