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Strong Poison - Dorothy L. Sayers
Strong Poison
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Mystery novelist Harriet Vane knew all about poisons, and when her fiancÉ died in the manner prescribed in one of her books, a jury of her peers had a hangman's noose in mind. But Lord Peter Wimsey was determined to find her innocent--as determined as he was to make her his wife.
Mystery novelist Harriet Vane knew all about poisons, and when her fiancÉ died in the manner prescribed in one of her books, a jury of her peers had a hangman's noose in mind. But Lord Peter Wimsey was determined to find her innocent--as determined as he was to make her his wife.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780061043505 (0061043508)
ASIN: 0061043508
Publisher: HarperTorch
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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nicky2910's book reviews
nicky2910's book reviews rated it
3.5 Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers
Synopsis: During her court trial, Lord Peter Wimsey finds himself falling head over heels in love with defendant Harriet Vane who is charged with murdering her former lover, Philip Boyes, with arsenic. At their first meeting, he proposes to her - but will she accept? And even more important, can he ...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
4.0 I love his piffle
This was a very good book. In it, Peter Wimsey first meets the love of his life, Harriet Vane, a writer of mystery novels. She is accused of murdering her former lover with arsenic, and Peter sets out to prove she didn’t commit the murder. His clock is ticking too – he has only one month to collect ...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 Strong Poison
Although this is the sixth Wimsey mystery, it's the first in which Harriet Vane appears. The book begins with Harriet Vane on trial for having poisoned her ex-lover. Pretty much every one is convinced of her guilt, but not Lord Peter Wimsey. Wimsey decides to see that she gets off, not merely in a t...
Vera
Vera rated it
By now you will have surmised that I got a load of Sayers books in 2006 and had at them. True.This one is the first one with Sayers' authorial insertion character, Harriet Vane, which works out a lot better than you might expect. Sayers is quite realistic about herself, it's Wimsey she puts on a lud...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
5.0 "Except that the girl's innocent."
Things are not going well at Harriet Vane's trial for the murder of her former lover, Philip Boyes – hearing the judge's summation, only the most unrealistic of minds could conclude that she is not guilty as charged. One such mind, however, is that of Lord Peter Wimsey – the same Lord Peter who, n...
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