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Clouds of Witness - Dorothy L. Sayers
Clouds of Witness
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The Duke of Denver, accused of murder, stands trial for his life in the House of Lords. Naturally, his brother Lord Peter Wimsey is investigating the crime - this is a family affair. The murder took place at the duke's shooting lodge and Lord Peter's sister was engaged to marry the dead man. ... show more
The Duke of Denver, accused of murder, stands trial for his life in the House of Lords.

Naturally, his brother Lord Peter Wimsey is investigating the crime - this is a family affair. The murder took place at the duke's shooting lodge and Lord Peter's sister was engaged to marry the dead man.

But why does the duke refuse to co-operate with the investigation? Can he really be guilty, or is he covering up for someone?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780450001802 (0450001806)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Lord Peter Wimsey (#2)
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 Clouds of Witness
I´m so glad I picked up the second book in the Lord Peter Wimsey series. I enjoyed the first book, but I felt it was an odd one with, as far as I can remember, its emphasis on the forensics and Wimsey´s urge to talk incessantly. He still does that in the second book, but now I have realized that h...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.0 Clouds of Witness
‘Does it occur to you that what’s the matter with this case is that there are too many clues? Dozens of people with secrets and elopements bargin’ about all over the place—’ ‘I hate you, Peter,’ said Lady Mary. The Duke of Denver, Lord Peter's brother, has been accused of the murder of a house gue...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.0 Clouds of Witness by Dorothy L. Sayers
I have to say that I have very little sympathy for Cathcart. This was a very convoluted mystery. Peter Wimsey investigates the death of his sister's fiancé when the police blame his brother, aided by his friend Parker. Saying more than that would spoil things. It started it off pretty slow. I have...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 Clouds of Witness / Dorothy L. Sayers
Rustic old Riddlesdale Lodge was a Wimsey family retreat filled with country pleasures and the thrill of the hunt – until the game turned up human and quite dead. He lay among the chrysanthemums, wore slippers and a dinner jacket and was Lord Peter's brother-in-law-to-be. His accused murderer was Wi...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
3.5 Peter Wimsey and his brother
Not the best in the series but not bad. In this installment of Lord Peter Wimsey’s detective series, Peter’s older brother, the Duke of Denver, is accused of murder. The Duke is strangely silent about his alibi although he insists that he is innocent. It’s up to Peter to get his brother out of the m...
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