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Four Complete Lord Peter Wimsey Novels: Whose Body?, Clouds of Witness, Murder Must Advertise, Gaudy Night

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Whose Body? Clouds of Witness. Murder Must Advertise. Gaudy Night.
Hardcover, 736 pages
Published February 24th 1992 by Random House Value Publishing (first published May 1st 1982)
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Oh, hell, I knew it would be hard to try and write something coherent about this omnibus edition. It was my first exposure to Dorothy Sayers and Peter Wimsey, a statement that says a lot. My 21st-century, terribly-American sensibilities find a lot here that is plain confusing, or in many cases uncomfortable. I read a lot of British novels and watch a lot of British TV, etc&etc, but these books have some of the most British British humor that I've ever stumbled upon--some of it is a bit much ...more
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I love Dororthy L Sayers. I can't say it any better than that. I could read her Wimsey novels any time and I've already read them many times (more than I can count). I reach for Sayers when I need a pick-me-up, a soothing read, good writing, great quotes and references, a good dose of golden age mystery, any or all of the above. My only quibble is that I have already read them all and I have no new stories to look forward to. Oh to be in the position to pick up a Sayers for the first time--that ...more
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Re-reading Gaudy Night. A pleasure.
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Re-read Gaudy Night in 2014 for Mystery Loves Company Now and Then book group. Paired with Defending Jacob for discussion.
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Dorothy Leigh Sayers 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 herself considered her translation of Dante's Divina Co
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