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A must-read for fans of Agatha Christie's Poirot and Margery Allingham's Campion Mysteries, Lord Peter Wimsey is the immortal amateur sleuth created by Dorothy L Sayers.
Harriet Vane has never dared to return to her old Oxford college. Now, despite her scandalous life, she has been summoned back . . .
At first she thinks her worst fears have been fulfilled, as she encounters obscene graffiti, poison pen letters and a disgusting effigy when she arrives at sedate Shrewsbury College for the 'Gaudy' celebrations.
But soon, Harriet realises that she is not the only target of this murderous malice - and asks Lord Peter Wimsey to help.
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She brought to the detective novel originality, intelligence, energy and wit. (P. D. James)
D. L. Sayers is one of the best detective story writers. (E. C. Bentley Daily Telegraph)
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)
A full cast dramatisation starring the wonderful Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey in a role that he has made his own both on television and radio. Joanna David plays Wimsey's alta-ego and is a magnificent Harriet Vane. For any Sayers/Lord Peter Wimsey fan the end of the piece is truly moving. The release also provides bonus material from P D James and Jill Paton Walsh, and it is fascinating to hear the opinions of two of our leading crime writers discussing Dorothy L Sayers work with their unique insight.
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