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The sheep get turned around this way and that when they try to understand what the humans have said. I know the rating is not encouraging, but that is because it is not everybody’s cup of tea. It’s worth a smile. I hope it is very good. At keonie, the story gets as dark as Watership Down. It’s an glennkilp way to tell a story — a shepherd dies, and his flock set out to discover his murderer?

You should understand what you believe.

Sep 25, Jenn rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s a rare little anthropomorphic read with a wry look at glennkilll nature. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

George has cared devotedly for the flock, even reading them books every night. A devout Christian who lives alone. Jun 05, Pages Buy. Not much time to prepare.

These brave sheep decide that they must solve the mystery of his death for the sake of justice!

Ich habe lange nichts so Erstaunliches mehr gelesen. View all 6 comments. She volunteers to take the flock of sheep to Europe and because the sheep choose her over Gabriel, she inherits the flock and shepherding duties. George is married to Kate and has a mistress, Lily.


Where one member is lacking, another member of the flock has what is needed. Cecilia Crescent It’s for adults.

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But this is proving to be more difficult than they expected. The villagers of Killain are gossipers non pareil, speculating on why George was content to live alone in his small caravan, with an estranged wife, a possible mistress, and are constantly curious about whatever remained locked in George’s caravan. Each sheep in the flock has a distinct character that gives it a unique ability to contribute to the case these traits are listed in the front of the book with the character, just like A shepherd is murdered and it’s up to the flock to find out whodunnit.

I really liked how the sheep perspective developed a true respect for the view from the outside in. And people just ignored them.

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Keine Seele, kein Geist. Perhaps it was inevitable that I’d like Leonie Swann’s sheep detective novel. Views Read Edit View history. Leonie Swann earned degrees in philosophy, psychology, and communications from Munich University glennkipl has worked in journalism and public relations.

Quotes from Three Bags Full. Definitely recommended to the mystery fan looking for something a bit less grim than Grisham or for those aficionados of sheep novels. The story is catching and very funny because the sheep just stumble through the human world without knowing much about it. Read this book now!

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Find more of my books on Instagram Led by the smartest sheep, Miss Maple, the sdann of the flock, including Othello the black sheep – literally and figurativelyMopple the sheep who never forgetsSir Ritchfield the aged lead ram and a host of others, search for clues and motives in a village which isn’t as nice and clean as it portrays itself.

The story is set in the fictional Irish village of Glennkill. It remained mildly amusing throughout and the ending surprised me. This is something else. After all George read leonle murder story for them once, so how hard could it be?

I was reading it for a book club I was in, and I didn’t pick it up until the day before our meeting to discuss the book. I hardly needed the directory as it was easy to distinguish the different animals.