Lord Peter Views the Body

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November 1982



One solution requires expertise in fine wines; another calls on his knowledge of fine art. Lord Peter has the knack of being on the spot at just the right time to spot a thief or blackmail a blackmailer. Or even prevent a murder ...Whatever the occasion, the aristocratic detective uses his razor-sharp mind and unerring instincts to unmask the guilty and go to the aid of their victims.


Dorothy L Sayers was born in Oxford in 1893, and was both a classical scholar and a graduate in modern languages. As well as her popular Lord Peter Wimsey series, she wrote several religious plays, but considered her translations of Dante's Divina Commedia to be her best work. She died in 1957.


'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
EAN: 9780450017094
ISBN: 0450017095
Untertitel: 'Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1982
Seitenanzahl: 352 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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