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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'She brought to the detective novel originality, 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
'She combined literary prose with powerful suspense, and it takes a rare talent to achieve that. A truly great storyteller.' Minette Walters
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. His sixth appearance introduces Harriet Vane - the love of his life - and her trial for the murder of her lover. With an introduction by Elizabeth George.
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Book Description Penguin Audiobooks, 2002. Book Condition: Good. Abridged edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP85896275
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