England, 1950. At Buckshaw, the crumbling country seat of the de Luce family, Flavia is plotting revenge on her older sisters. Then a dead bird is left on the doorstep, and a body is found in the garden. As the police descend on Buckshaw, Flavia decides to do some investigating of her own.
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
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