In this delightful collection of Wimsey exploits, Dorothy L. Sayers reveals a gruesome, grotesque but absolutely bewitching side rarely shown in Lord Peter's full-length adventures.
Lord Peter views the body in 12 tantalizing and bizarre ways in this outsanding collection. He deals with such marvels as the man with copper fingers, Uncle Meleager's missing will, the cat in the bag, the foosteps that ran, the stolen stomach, the man without a face...and with such clues as cyanide, jewels, a roast chicken and a classic crossword puzzle.
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Twelve cases of murder, and each a mystery for Lord Peter. As he gathers his clues, he reveals a gruesome but absolutely bewitching side rarely shown to readers in his full-length adventures. Originally published in 1928.Product Description:
Contains 12 classic detective stories featuring Lord Peter Wimsey. By the author of "The Nine Tailors" and "Whose Body".
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Book Description HarperPerennial, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 006080839X