Speaking From Among the Bones

A Flavia De Luce Novel

Bradley, C. Alan

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Speaking From Among the Bones
When the tomb of St. Tancred is opened at a village church in Bishop's Lacey, its shocking contents lead to another case for Flavia de Luce, where greed, pride and murder result in old secrets coming to light, along with a forgotten flower that hasn't been seen for half a thousand years.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 0345538684
Characteristics: 378 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm.


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Nov 16, 2013
  • ScorchingSun rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Holy sea cow! Another splendid tale and it has a wee shocker at the end. Mind you, I've said nothin' (unlike some people).

Jul 20, 2013
  • PriscillaHowe rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I enjoy these Flavia de Luce mysteries, set in England in the 50s, with a cheerful adolescent girl as protagonist.

Jun 08, 2013
  • jeanie123 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I just can't get enough of Flavia and her adventures. I am also the youngest of three sisters...oh how I wish I'd had access to a chemistry lab when I was growing up. I might be an only child by now! I love how each book is revealing more about the family characters and story.

Jun 01, 2013
  • modestgoddess rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Hmmm....not sure what the "forgotten flower" mentioned in the blurb here, is? Certainly not a real flower, so maybe the gem....(hope that's cryptic enough not to be a spoiler). This is another fun romp with Flavia, and one of the most enjoyable. Can't wait to see what Bradley does in the next book. (Watch out for definite spoilers below - gloryb gives away at least two plot points, one of which comes right at the end of the book and likely sets up the next novel.)

May 01, 2013
  • Thunder12 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I absolutely love this series and I think this is the best book yet! It was a little far-fetched at times, but still very interesting. I just didn't want it to end. And... It appears there may be another in the works.

Apr 11, 2013
  • redwallflower rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I LOVE the Flavia de Luce books. Bradley has such a unique voice and I feel like Flavia is a precocious, niece of mine. I love her adventures, her squabbles with her sisters, and her fascination with poisons, chemistry and mystery. I can't wait for the next installment in the series. I think that I will have to purchase the entire series one day, so that my own daughter can discover Flavia for herself.

Mar 13, 2013
  • blolo rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I liked this much more than the last one - it seems alan bradley brought more of flavia's gumption and humour back into the writing.


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Jul 06, 2013
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