Publish date: 1987-10
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
The triumphant return of reading notes! This month, I plan to re-read and talk about four mysteries by Dorothy Sayers. Specifically, those which feature both Harriet Vane & Lord Peter Wimsey, since Harriet + Peter = otp forever. As always, these posts may (will!) contain massive spoilers so beware i...
bookshelves: published-1930, winter-20102011, mystery-thriller, poison Read from January 21 to 28, 2011 * Dorothy L Sayers mystery with Ian Carmichael. "
I probably should've read these in order, but my book club picked out a couple to read, so this was one of them.'Strong Poison' is a solid, old-fashioned mystery. I thought it was a little bit predictable, but Sayers being influential on the development of the mystery genre probably has a lot to do ...
This was beautiful. Almost everything was perfect (OK, Peter randomly proposing quite early was a bit odd but Harriet's reaction to it made up for that).According to very reliable sources (*cough* Wikipedia) this book was inspired by the Florence Maybrick-case and it does have parallels (the nurse a...
I loved this! It made me laugh, and I didn't see the mystery's solution coming.Also-- I want a butler.