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March 31, 2010 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights

 Alan Bradley will read from The Weed That Strings The Hangman’s Bag, his endlessly entertaining follow-up to The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. This utterly beguiling mystery stars one of fiction’s most remarkable sleuths: Flavia de Luce, a dangerously brilliant eleven-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders. It is the summer of 1950, and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, Flavia de Luce is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events. But her intrigue begins in earnest when murder comes to Buckshaw.

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