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A completed work based on an unfinished Dorothy L. Sayers manuscript from 1936 finds Lord Peter Wimsey revisiting his first case from 30 years earlier when the descendant of Lord Attenbury begs his help in proving the ownership of a priceless cache of emeralds. By the Whitbread Prize-winning author of A Presumption of Death. Read by Edward Petherbridge.
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'A delight.' (Irish Times)
Sayers's fans won't be disappointed, and newcomers are in for a treat (Laura Wilson, Guardian)
Sayers would not have recognised that it wasn't her own work. (Marcel Berlins, The Times)
A great deal of fun. (Natasha Cooper TLS)
An absolute treat: civilised, intelligent and spellbinding. . . (Barry Forshaw, Daily Express)
A pitch-perfect Golden Age mystery; not a pastiche but a gem of a period puzzle that belongs on the shelf beside the Wimsey originals. (Christopher Fowler, Financial Times)
An enjoyable and clever concoction . . . a good puzzle . . . skilled portrait of the austere postwar world. (Jessica Mann, Literary Review)
'Wit, worldly wisdom and literary jokes . . . As a Peter Wimsey story, it should give unalloyed pleasure to Sayers' fans: and simply in its own right as a novel, it makes joyous light reading.' (Anthony Lejeune, Tablet)
A crime puzzle with deeper layers which makes for an entertaining and satisfying read. (Historical Novels Review)
''A delight. The mystery is intriguing - and, more crucially, Paton Walsh perfectly captures Sayers's voice.' (Irish Times)
The long-awaited new Lord Peter Wimsey novel, telling the story of his first case - and his last . . .
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