The Late Scholar
Publish date: June 5th 2014
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Edition language: English
Series: Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane (#4)
This is the fourth (I think) book in Walsh's continuation of Dorothy L. Sayers' Lord Peter Wimsey series. It's the 1950s (I think 1953), and Peter and Harriet (as well as Bunter) are back at Oxford University, at St. Severin's College, where a dispute over whether to sell a valuable medieval manu...
Jill Paton Walsh may not be Dorothy L. Sayers, but this is still a witty, entertaining story and it’s wonderful to have more Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet. This story takes place later than Sayer’s books, after the WWII, but fortunately Bunter is still around serving as Lord Peter’s devoted valet. ...
First off, I should say that Dorothy L. Sayers is my all-time favorite mystery writer and her Gaudy Night, set at Oxford University, is the one mystery that I re-read regularly. Despite those things, I don't object to the idea of someone else coming along and continuing the story of Lord Peter Wimse...
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