Lord Peter Views the Body
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 1979
Publisher: New English Library
Edition language: English
Series: Lord Peter Wimsey
In this delightful collection of Wimsey exploits, Dorothy L. Sayers reveals a gruesome, grotesque but absolutely bewitching side rarely shown in Lord Peter's full-length adventures. Lord Peter views the body in 12 tantalizing and bizarre ways in this outstanding collection. He deals with such marv...
I like Peter and Bunter, but the stories in this collection were lacking something - either the development of other characters or a hook. I stand by my hypothesis that some authors are great at creating novels but can't quite transfer the same skill to short stories or - without referring to the ...
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A really wonderful little collection of stories.
This book is just a compilation of short stories starting Lord Peter, some better than others. My favorite was "The Undignified Melodrama of the Bone of Contention" which involved a ghostly carriage and very entertaining conversations with Polly Flinders (a mare.)As usual, I had enjoyed the stories ...
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