Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane series

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Lord Peter Death Bredon Wimsey is a bon vivant sleuth in a series of detective novels and short stories by Dorothy L. Sayers, in which he solves mysteries — usually but not always murders. Wimsey is an archetype for the British gentleman detective.

This series was written with the permission of, and at the request of, the estate of Dorothy L. Sayers. 'Thrones, Dominations' was begun by Sayers in 1938 but never completed. 'A Presumption of Death' is based on 'The Wimsey Papers', a series Sayers wr
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Other Series by Dorothy L. Sayers

Lord Peter Wimsey (1 - 10 of 15 books)
  • Whose Body?  (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #1)
  • Clouds of Witness (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #2)
  • Unnatural Death (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #3)
  • Lord Peter Views the Body (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #4)
  • The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (Lord Peter Wimsey, #5)
  • Strong Poison (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #6)
  • Five Red Herrings (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #7)
  • Have His Carcase  (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #8)
  • Hangman's Holiday: A Collection of Short Mysteries (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #9)
  • Murder Must Advertise  (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #10)
Lord Peter Wimsey Chronological (1 - 10 of 12 books)
  • Whose Body?  (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #1)
  • Clouds of Witness (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #2)
  • Unnatural Death (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #3)
  • The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (Lord Peter Wimsey, #5)
  • Strong Poison (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #6)
  • Five Red Herrings (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #7)
  • Have His Carcase  (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #8)
  • Murder Must Advertise  (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #10)
  • The Nine Tailors (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #11)
  • Gaudy Night (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #12)
Lord Peter Wimsey & Harriet Vane (Original Series) (4 books)
  • Strong Poison (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #6)
  • Have His Carcase  (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #8)
  • Gaudy Night (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #12)
  • Busman's Honeymoon (Lord Peter Wimsey, #13)
The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers (5 books)
  • The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers. Vol. 1, 1899-1936: The Making of a Detective Novelist
  • The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers. Vol. 2, 1937-1943: From Novelist to Playwright
  • The letters of Dorothy L. Sayers. Vol. 3, 1944-1950: a noble daring
  • The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers: Vol. 4, 1951-1957: In the midst of life
  • The Letters Of Dorothy L. Sayers: Child and Woman of Her Time (v. 5)
Acht Fälle für Lord Peter (5 books)
  • Das Spukhaus in Merriman's End (Acht Fälle für Lord Peter, #1)
  • Die geheimnisvolle Entführung ( Acht Fälle für Lord Peter, #2)
  • Der Zank um den Knochen: Kriminal-Hörspiel (Acht Fälle für Lord Peter, #3)
  • Der Mann ohne Gesicht: Kriminal-Hörspiel (Acht Fälle für Lord Peter, #4)
  • Der Pfirsichdieb: Kriminal-Hörspiel