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    Description"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER Alan Bradley, author of the most award-winning series debut of any year, returns with another irresistible Flavia de Luce novel In the hamlet of Bishop's Lacey, the insidiously clever and unflappable eleven-year-old sleuth Flavia de Luce had asked a Gypsy woman to tell her fortune--never expecting to later stumble across the poor soul, bludgeoned almost to death in the wee hours in her own caravan. Was this an act of retribution by those convinced that the soothsayer abducted a local child years ago? Certainly Flavia understands the bliss of settling scores; revenge is a delightful pastime when one has two odious older sisters. But how could this crime be connected to the missing baby? As the red herrings pile up, Flavia must sort through clues fishy and foul to untangle dark deeds and dangerous secrets.


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    Title
    A Red Herring Without Mustard
    Subtitle
    A Flavia de Luce Novel
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alan Bradley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 415
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780385343466
    ISBN 10: 0385343469
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FV, FF
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FH
    DC22: FIC
    BIC E4L: CRI
    DC21: 813.6
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 550
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 75
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FM
    Libri: I-FM
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    DC22: 813/.6
    B&T Approval Code: A23400000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022060
    B&T Approval Code: A25865000
    BISAC V2.8: FIC031000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022000, FIC014000
    LC classification: PR9199.4.B7324 R43 2011D
    Thema V1.0: FV, FF, FH
    BIC E4L: CRM
    Illustrations note
    MAP IN FRONT MATTER
    Publisher
    Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
    Imprint name
    Bantam Doubleday Dell
    Publication date
    18 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Alan Bradley is the internationally bestselling author of many short stories, children's stories, newspaper columns, and the memoir "The Shoebox Bible." His first Flavia de Luce mystery, "T"he "Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, " received the Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger Award, the Dilys Award, the Arthur Ellis Award, and the Agatha Award, and was nominated for the Macavity, the Anthony, and the Barry awards. His second Flavia de Luce mystery is "The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag." Bradley lives in Malta with his wife and two calculating cats, and is currently at work on the next Flavia de Luce mystery, " I Am Half Sick of Shadows." "From the Hardcover edition."
    Review quote
    "She remains irresistibly appealing." --New York Times Book Review "A Red Herring Without Mustard will steal a mystery lover's heart, and the clever Miss Flavia will surely keep it forever." --Las Vegas ReviewJournal "Flavia, oh Flavia, how I've missed you!.....If you like your heroines whip-smart, lippy, and resourceful, Flavia's your gal." --Montreal Gazette "As satisfying as the mystery is, the multiple-award winning Bradley offers more...beautifully written, with fully fleshed characters...[Bradley] secures his position as a confident, talented writer and storyteller." --Toronto Globe & Mail "Delightful....The book's forthright and eerily mature narrator is a treasure." --Seattle Times "As hilarious, gripping, and sad as the previous books in this enjoyable series....once again, Bradley succeeds. And so, of course, does Flavia." --Bookpage "This idiosyncratic heroine continues to charm." --Wall Street Journal "Think preteen Nancy Dr