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Nov 11, Marlene rated it really liked it. Write a customer review. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The story is set in the fictional Irish village of Glennkill. However, Leonie Swann’s sure-handed narrative and character construction keeps the reader from ever losing confidence in the tale glenkill are reading, and makes the entire adventure quite believable, as well as a lot of fun.

We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or fill out this form. The nice thing about this novel is that, aside from the sheep’s ability to understand human speech and to ponder human matters, they haven’t actually been anthropomorphised – they’re still very much sheep, not sheep behaving like humans.

It’s one of those books that if it had been written even the tiniest bit differently, the entire wondrous thing would have collapsed. It was probably with this thought that made me not enjoy this book as hlennkill as expected.


Jun 05, Swanm Buy. The others looked at her curiously.

There were, perhaps, a few too many red herrings for my taste. A fairy tale for adults! However, each member of the flock has strengths and weaknesses. A detective novel where sheep are the detectives? Where one member is lacking, another member of the flock has what is needed. Local Media Group, Inc. The category that this book fits into is: In the end I just felt the book was too cutesy for my likely.

After George’s sheep reenact his murder at the Mad Boar Pub, Beth speaks to the audience and reveals that George came to her before his death. Views Read Edit View history. A Sheep Detective Story Paperback.

As the sheep gather for their first round of questions, “Who swanb want to kill the shepherd” is listed right next to “Why did it rain last night? There’s Othello, a black ram with four horns who was once in a circus part of a knife-throwing act that left him scarred ; Maude and her incredible sense of smell; Sir Ritchfield, the lead ram, who’s mostly deaf but still has good eyesight; Mopple the Whale, who can remember everything; Lane, the fastest glennkkll in the flock; and Zora, who has a ledge above the cliff from where she gazes out over the “abyss” and watches the cloud sheep.


Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann Book Review

I started it for the sheep and they were the reason I finished it. View all 7 comments. I got the feeling that some stuff would have been funnier if I had actually ever spent any time observing sheep.

Find more of my books on Instagram These brave sheep decide that they must solve the mystery of his death for the sake of justice! So begins an interesting week of discoveries, where through the sheep’s leinie and investigations we learn about the townsfolk, and that some odd things were going on, and that there are mysteries beneath the mysteries.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Aug 08, Wendy Wagner rated it it was amazing Shelves: I have no problem with cute. A murder solved or attempted to be solved by sheep.

However, Leonie Swann pulls off this woolly caper with style and flair. Initally I found this laugh out loud funny. And a lovely, dim, fluffy sheep named Cloud? Sir Ritchfield’s twin brother, a legendary ram who disappeared. What’s glnnkill, Scooby Doo?