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EAN : 9780345539939
416 pages
Delacorte Press (01/01/2015)
3/5   2 notes
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Hard on the heels of the return of her mother’s body from the frozen reaches of the Himalayas, Flavia, for her indiscretions, is banished from her home at Buckshaw and shipped across the ocean to Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy in Toronto, her mother’s alma mater, there to be inducted into a mysterious organization known as the Nide.

No sooner does she arrive, however, than a body comes crashing down out of the chimney and into her room, setting off a ... >Voir plus
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  16 janvier 2018
La superbe plume d'Alan Bradley nous entraîne, avec beaucoup d'humour, à travers les méandres d'une intrigue captivante de la série "Flavia de Luce Mystery".
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ManonCCManonCC   14 janvier 2018
I must be honest about the fact that I'm made extremely uneasy by excessive noise, and that I do not care for shouted instructions. If I'd been meant to be a sheep, I reasoned, I'd have been born with wool instead of skin.
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ManonCCManonCC   13 janvier 2018
I would never have thought it possible, but I missed my sister. She had been the lemon on my fish, the vinegar on my chips, I realized with a sudden pang, and that without her, life from now on was going to be less tasty.
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ManonCCManonCC   10 janvier 2018
He was one of those people who thought that the secret of gaining the upper hand was to ask every question twice.
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ManonCCManonCC   11 janvier 2018
Generally, when you discover a body, you have the luxury of close examination before the police are called in to trample the scene like cows at a picnic.
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ManonCCManonCC   13 janvier 2018
There is no one, anywhere, on the planet who can refuse a request for advice, and I had meant to take full advantage of that fact.
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Littérature jeunesse

Comment s'appelle le héros créé par Neil Gailman ?

Somebody Owens
Dead Owens
Nobody Owens
Baby Owens

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