Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd

Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd

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It's Christmastime, and after being ejected from Miss Bodycote's Female Academy in Toronto, Flavia is excited to be sailing home to England. But instead of a joyous homecoming, she is greeted with unfortunate news: Her father is ill, and a hospital visit will have to wait while he rests. Eager to run an errand for the vicar's wife, Flavia hops on her trusty bicycle to deliver a message to a reclusive wood-carver. Finding the front door ajar, Flavia enters and stumbles upon the poor man's body, which begins a new investigation.
Publisher: [Toronto, Ontario] : Doubleday Canada, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780385678414
Branch Call Number: FIC Bradl
Characteristics: 307 pages


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Sep 20, 2017

The mystery contained in this book may be solved by Flavia but I am finding the mysteries surrounding Flavia's family and Buckshaw are becoming more perplexing. I wonder where the series is heading?

Aug 06, 2017

Flavia has returned from Canada, and of course finds herself immersed in another mystery….or rather, she continues the practice of sticking her nose in places it doesn’t belong. Personal loss make this a heartbreaking story, but even with the loss Flavia experiences you know she’s going to weather her trials and rise to the occasion. This book may be written for adults, but younger mystery readers will appreciate spunky, snoopy Flavia.

May 12, 2017

My love for Flavia never wavers, but I'm losing interest with Bradley's plots and the way several characters are unfolding. I was really disappointed with the ending of this chapter of Flavia's life, and do not think I will continue.

Apr 17, 2017

I loved this one. I love all of Bradley's works.

ontherideau Mar 27, 2017

Not my favorite- odd that Flavia is old beyond her years and yet was not allowed to see her father before he passed away. Character aliases were confusing and there were many subplots.

SFPL_danielay Jan 10, 2017

Reading Alan Bradley's Flavia de Luce series is like eating dessert. Once you finish it you wish you had taken more time enjoying it but you just couldn't help gulping it down.

Dec 03, 2016

Not my favourite in this delightful series. I found it slow to start and seemed to be the "same old same old" with nothing really new. Just ok for me.
I found it a bit strange she didn't visit her father during his illness.

Nov 05, 2016

Flavia is back like she was in the first book. My interest in her has been restored. Absolutely remarkable how the author can use so many cliches and connections to other literary works so effortlessly. I wonder if he speaks like he writes.

PimaLib_MaryG Oct 30, 2016

Flavia continues to enthrall. Upon her return home from Canadian exile, her discovery of a body leads to ever more questions. Delightful!

Oct 17, 2016

Welcome home, Flavia!

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