Have His Carcase (Dramatised)
The elegant, intelligent amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is one of detective literature's most popular creations. Ian Carmichael is the personification of Dorothy L. Sayers' charming investigator, with Maria Aitken as his companion Harriet Vane, in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. Two... show more
The elegant, intelligent amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is one of detective literature's most popular creations. Ian Carmichael is the personification of Dorothy L. Sayers' charming investigator, with Maria Aitken as his companion Harriet Vane, in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. Two years after the trial for the murder of her lover, the blaze of publicity surrounding mystery writer Harriet Vane has begun to die away and Harriet decides it's time for a break. But the peace of a North Devon walking tour is rudely shattered when she discovers the body of a man on the beach, his throat slit from ear to ear. The moment the story breaks Harriet's old friend Lord Peter Wimsey is on the scene to lend his powers of detection. Can the two of them discover who the murderer is?
Format: Audible Audio Edition
Publish date: 2010-02-01
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited
Edition language: English
Series: Lord Peter Wimsey , 2, 10, 12 (#8)
I read this one but didn’t end up writing a post about it. Partly this is because of the DLS books I just re-read, it’s the only one that’s really focused on the mystery, with Peter and Harriet’s relationship second. Also, it’s just vaguely grimy and depressing. Murder Must Advertise is sad; HHC is ...
A glorious return to form after the painful Five Red Herrings nearly halted my obsessive devouring of this series. Alas! No Miss Climpson, but we've got Harriet Vane to make up for it. I like the Vane/Wimsey duo because it adds an interesting element of actual character development to the detective ...
bookshelves: spring-2010, mystery-thriller, britain-england, published-1932 Read from May 06 to 15, 2010 Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.Categories:Drama, Crime
I haven't read the Lord Peter Wimsey series systematically and in order. My first was Gaudy Night, which I adored and would rank five stars. I wouldn't myself recommend starting there, because I think readers would enjoy following the development of the romance between Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet ...
It's a crazy mash-up again. On the one hand, we have the tangible and practical business of a woman who writes mystery stories for a living, who is the first to discover a body. Then there's the on-going rom com of Wimsey pursuing Vane and constantly asking her to marry him. Then there is the tediou...