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Whose Body? - Dorothy L. Sayers, David Case
Whose Body?
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Enter the 1920s' Golden Age of Detection with this first novel from Dorothy L. Sayers featuring the debut of a dashing gentleman detective, one of the great characters of mystery fiction - Lord Peter Wimsey. An unidentified corpse is found in a bathtub, and the police are jumping to conclusions... show more
Enter the 1920s' Golden Age of Detection with this first novel from Dorothy L. Sayers featuring the debut of a dashing gentleman detective, one of the great characters of mystery fiction - Lord Peter Wimsey. An unidentified corpse is found in a bathtub, and the police are jumping to conclusions about its identity and that of the murderer. Lord Peter Wimsey steps in and, with the help of his friend Inspector Parker and his manservant Bunter, solves the mystery.
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781572705869 (1572705868)
Publisher: The Audio Partners Publishing Corporation
Minutes: 364
Edition language: English
Series: Lord Peter Wimsey (#1)
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Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
4.0 Finally an audio version that does justice to this particular book.
I don't know if this January 2019 release signals a new series of audios of all of Dorothy L. Sayers's Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries, but if it does, please God let them all be narrated by Mark Meadows. Although my overall favorites still remain the Ian Carmichael audios (not the BBC full cast dramat...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
3.5 Whose Body?
This book is not what I was expecting and it doesn´t read like any other golden age crime novel I have read before. Whose Body? is an odd CSI / Criminal Minds mix. Bunter taking fingerprints, the psychology behind the murder, the way Lord Peter Wimsey helps a witness to remember what happened on a...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.0 Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers (audiobook)
Series: Lord Peter Wimsey #1 I wasn't planning on rereading this before picking up the second book, Clouds of Witness, but my memory of Peter Wimsey and the plot were a bit foggy and my library had this audio version, so I figured why not? It's still a fun story, although there are portions of i...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.0 Whose Body? / Dorothy L. Sayers
The stark naked body was lying in the tub. Not unusual for a proper bath, but highly irregular for murder -- especially with a pair of gold pince-nez deliberately perched before the sightless eyes. What's more, the face appeared to have been shaved after death. The police assumed that the victim was...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
4.0 My beloved sleuth
In this book, Sayer introduced my favorite amateur literary detective, Lord Peter Wimsey. The action takes place in England soon after the WWI. A famous financier in London suddenly disappears, and everyone wonders about it. Also an unknown dead body, naked except for a golden pince-nez, is discover...
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