Strong Poison (Classic Crime)

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Harriet Vane is awaiting a second trial for the murder of Philip Boyes, the man she once loved. Despite Harriet's admission that she had bought arsenic, later shown to be the cause of Philip's death, the first jury could not agree on her guilt. Lord Peter Wimsey has fallen in love with the prisoner and sets out to prove her innocence. New evidence is hard to come by and Wimsey, working against the clock, must use all his skill and cunning if he is to save Harriet from the noose...

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"A model detective story. . . . fascinating."--"New York Times"

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Here is unquestionably a shining star in the mystery story firmament and the best of all the Lord peter Wimsey stories until the next comes along. --Saturday Review of Literature"

The end of this story is as ingenious as any solution could be. --Times Literary Supplement (London)"

"A model detective story. . . . fascinating."--New York Times

"Here is unquestionably a shining star in the mystery story firmament and the best of all the Lord peter Wimsey stories--until the next comes along."--Saturday Review of Literature

"The end of this story is as ingenious as any solution could be."--Times Literary Supplement (London)

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Published by Penguin Audiobooks (2002)
ISBN 10: 0141803541 ISBN 13: 9780141803548
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