The golden tresses of the dead

Title
The golden tresses of the dead

Author
Bradley, Alan, 1938- author.

ISBN
9781432859220

Edition
Large print ed.

Physical Description
409 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Series
Flavia de Luce mystery ;

Personal Subject
De Luce, Flavia (Fictitious character)-Fiction.

Subject Term
Girls -- England -- Fiction.
 
Weddings -- Fiction.
 
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
 
Fingers -- Fiction.

Genre
Mystery fiction.

Local Subject
Large print editions.

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 twelve-year-old girl. An expert in the chemical nature of poisons, she has solved many mysteries, which has sharpened 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. --


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Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)BookLP FICTION BRA11Large Print Collection
Lake Elmo LibraryBookLP FICTION BRA11Large Print Collection