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.
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Dorothy L. Sayers is the author of novels, short stories, poetry collections, essays, reviews and translations. Although she was a noted Christian scholar, she is most known for her detective fiction. Born in 1893, she was one of the first women to be awarded a degree from Oxford University. Her first book featuring Lord Peter Wimsey, Whose Body?,ÿ was published in 1923 and over the next 20 years more novels and short stories about the aristocratic amateur sleuth appeared. Dorothy L. Sayers is recognized as one of the greatest mystery writers of the 20th century.
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Dorothy L. Sayers is recognized as one of the greatest mystery writers of the 20th century. In 1923, Whose Body?,ÿ her first book, featuring the aristocratic amateur sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey, was published , and over the next 20 years more novels and short stories appeared. All 15 of Sayers' mysteries are available from HarperPaperbacks.
Now there is a new Dorothy L. Sayers novel. A long-lost partial manuscript titled Thrones,Dominionsÿ was discovered last year, and acclaimed mystery writer Jill Paton Walsh has completed it. St. Martin's Press will publish this book in February. This is a signal publishing event, and HarperCollins congratulates St. Martin's Press.ÿ
We are sure that Thrones,Dominionsÿ will delight Sayers' fans and find new ones for her, and in the process whet appetites for Sayers' other mysteries. A list of these books is attached.In the words of Dorothy L. Sayers herself, "Murder must advertise." So, in addition to an announcement about Thrones,Dominionsÿ in a recent issue of Publisher's Weekly, the next edition of the HarperCollins mystery newsletter, Deadline, will include a piece on the Sayers books, as will St. Martin's Press' newsletter, Murder at the Flatiron Building. HarperCollins will also feature information about the Sayers' backlist on its web page.
Dorothy L. Sayers died in 1957, but her books continue to enthrall readers today. Please help us celebrate the doyenne of the Golden Age of the Mystery, Dorothy L. Sayers.About the Author:
Dorothy L Sayers was born in Oxford in 1893, and was both a classical scholar and a graduate in modern languages. As well as her popular Lord Peter Wimsey series, she wrote several religious plays, but considered her translations of Dante's Divina Commedia to be her best work. She died in 1957.
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Book Description Perennial, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060923954
Book Description Perennial, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060923954
Book Description Perennial, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-258-45-2145002
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Book Description Perennial, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 60923954