The best of the golden age crime writers, praised by all the top modern writers in the field including P. D. James and Ruth Rendell, Dorothy L. Sayers created the immortal Lord Peter Wimsey. His sixth appearance introduces Harriet Vane - the love of his life - and her trial for the murder of her... show more
The best of the golden age crime writers, praised by all the top modern writers in the field including P. D. James and Ruth Rendell, Dorothy L. Sayers created the immortal Lord Peter Wimsey. His sixth appearance introduces Harriet Vane - the love of his life - and her trial for the murder of her lover. With an introduction by Elizabeth George.Can Lord Peter Wimsey prove th
Publisher: Public Domain
Pages no: 308
Edition language: English
, European Literature
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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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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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