They plan to have a quiet country honeymoon. Then Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride Harriet Vane find the previous owner's body in the cellar.
Set in a country village seething with secrets and snobbery, this is Dorothy L. Sayers' last full-length detective novel. Variously described as a love story with detective interruptions and a detective story with romantic interruptions, it lives up to both descriptions with style.
'I admire her novels ... she has great fertility of invention, ingenuity and a wonderful eye for detail' P. D. James
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She brought to the detective novel orginality, intelligence, energy and wit ( P.D. James)
I admire her novels ... she has great fertility of invention, ingenuity and a wonderful eye for detail ( Ruth Rendell)
A truly great storyteller ( Minette Walters)
Dorothy L Sayers is one of the best detective story writers ( E.C. Bentley, DAILY TELEGRAPH)
The best of the golden age crime writers, praised by all the top modern writers in the field including P. D. James and Ruth Rendell, Dorothy L. Sayers created the immortal Lord Peter Wimsey. The 13th book featuring Lord Peter (the fourth novel with Harriet Vane) is the story of their interrupted honeymoon. With an introduction by Elizabeth George.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060923938
Book Description Harpercollins, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 60923938