The Golden Tresses of the Dead: A Flavia De Luce Novel Quotes

Alan Bradley
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Just as some people are given the gift of a singular and often quite remarkable talent - such as Violet Cornish’s uncanny ability to break wind to the tune of ‘Joy to the World’ - I myself, in much the same way, have been blessed with the power of logical thinking.
-- Flavia as the Narrator (chapter 1)

Importance: This quote appears at the beginning of Chapter 1 as Flavia introduces herself to readers by telling them about her talent and her detective agency. It serves to let readers know that Flavia is a child as she compares her talents to a childish act. This is particularly useful to readers who are new to the series and may be unaware of Flavia’s age. At the same time, the quote lets followers of the series know that Flavia has not aged much in years from the previous narratives in the series.

A church is a wonderful place for...
-- Flavia as the Narrator (chapter 1)

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