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Three Great Lord Peter Novels: Strong Poison; Murder Must Advertise; The Nine Tailors

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1 Strong Poison 1930 - Judge summarizes case for jury: Bohemian murder mystery author Harriet Vane accused of poisoning lover Philip Boyes. Wimsey proposes before clearing her name.

2 Murder Must Advertise 1933 - Victor Dean fell downstairs at his workplace Pym Publicity, and died from a broken neck and/ or cracked skull with small bruise, his favorite scarab stone charm f
Hardcover, 598 pages
Published 1978 by Victor Gollanz (first published 1930)
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"Three Great Lord Peter Novels" by Dorothy L. Sayers
1 Strong Poison 1930
2 Murder Must Advertise 1933
3 The Nine Tailors 1934

The characters read P.G. Wodehouse, and talk of favorite protagonist Bertie Wooster; the style is aristocratic flighty flibberty chit-chat upstairs, rough servant gossip below-stairs. Lots of skimming, especially after realizing read before and vaguely recalled solutions. Physical descriptions of eccentrics approaches hint of Dickens, but empty conversation and reiteration
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Dorothy Leigh Sayers (Oxford, 13 June 1893 – Witham, 17 December 1957) was a renowned British author, translator, student of classical and modern languages, and Christian humanist.

Dorothy L. Sayers is best known for her mysteries, a series of novels and short stories set between World War I and World War II that feature English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey. However, Sayers herse
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Whose Body?  (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #1) Strong Poison (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #6) Unnatural Death (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #3) Murder Must Advertise  (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #10) Gaudy Night (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #12)

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