Lord Peter Wimsey Series

11 primary works • 42 total works
Lord Peter 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.

The novels are set in Britain contemporaneously with when they were written, from the early 1920s to the late 1930s; Sayers returned to Wimsey was the 1942 short story…

Book 1

Whose Body?
3.88
· 42254 Ratings · 2549 Reviews · published 1923 · 855 editions
The stark naked body was lying in the tub. Not unu…
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Book 2

Clouds of Witness
4.01
· 17444 Ratings · 1104 Reviews · published 1926 · 438 editions
Rustic old Riddlesdale Lodge was a Wimsey family r…
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Book 3

Unnatural Death
4.10
· 24113 Ratings · 866 Reviews · published 1927 · 152 editions
The wealthy Agatha Dawson is dead--a trifle sooner…
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Book 4

The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club
4.06
· 13705 Ratings · 613 Reviews · published 1928 · 263 editions
Lord Peter Wimsey bent down over General Fentiman …
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Book 5

Strong Poison
4.14
· 25605 Ratings · 1356 Reviews · published 1930 · 14 editions
Mystery novelist Harriet Vane knew all about poiso…
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Book 6

The Five Red Herrings
3.82
· 11548 Ratings · 708 Reviews · published 1931 · 1 edition
The body was on the pointed rocks alongside the st…
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Book 7

Have His Carcase
4.13
· 13805 Ratings · 690 Reviews · published 1932 · 8 editions
Mystery writer Harriet Vane, recovering from an un…
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Book 8

Murder Must Advertise
4.21
· 18562 Ratings · 905 Reviews · published 1933 · 382 editions
When ad man Victor Dean falls down the stairs in t…
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Book 9

The Nine Tailors
4.05
· 14807 Ratings · 1144 Reviews · published 1934 · 496 editions
When a disfigured corpse is discovered in a countr…
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Book 10

Gaudy Night
4.23
· 22822 Ratings · 1703 Reviews · published 1935 · 739 editions
The great Dorothy L. Sayers is considered by many …
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Book 11

Busman's Honeymoon
4.28
· 16322 Ratings · 810 Reviews · published 1937 · 529 editions
Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride, mystery writer Ha…
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Book 11.5

Striding Folly
3.98
· 2437 Ratings · 159 Reviews · published 1972 · 105 editions
Three of Lord Peter Wimsey's most baffling cases d…
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Lord Peter Views the Body
4.15
· 13249 Ratings · 347 Reviews · published 1928 · 57 editions
In this delightful collection of Wimsey exploits, …
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Hangman's Holiday: A Collection of Short Mysteries
4.14
· 8359 Ratings · 199 Reviews · published 1933 · 49 editions
Amusing and absolutely appalling things happen on …
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In the Teeth of the Evidence
4.03
· 4338 Ratings · 168 Reviews · published 1933 · 149 editions
All that was left of the garage was a heap of char…
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The Wimsey Papers
3.85
· 170 Ratings · 18 Reviews · published 1939 · 246 editions
Choice selections from the Wimsey family’s corresp…
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Book 1-15 + The Wimsey Papers

The Complete Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries
A massive collection of novels and stories featuri…
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Book 1,2

Two Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries: Whose Body? / Clouds of Witness
This Halcyon Classics ebook contains two novels by…
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Book 1-3

The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries: Whose Body? / Clouds of Witness, / Unnatural Death
A special three-in-one edition of Dorothy Sayers’s…
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Book 1-3,5

Dorothy L. Sayers 1: Lord Peter et l'inconnu / Trop de témoins pour Lord Peter / Arrêt du cœur / Lord Peter et le Bellona Club
Ce premier tome des intégrales du Masque regroupe …
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Book 1-3,6,12,14

6 Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries: Whose Body? / Clouds of Witness / Unnatural Death / Strong Poison / Gaudy Night / In the Teeth of Evidence
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Book 1,2,5

Diskrete Zeugen / Ärger im Bellona- Club / Ein Toter zuwenig
1 Diskrete Zeugen(Clouds of Witness): Lord Peter W…
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Book 1,2,6,10

Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery Collection I
“Death seems to provide the minds of the Anglo-Sax…
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Book 1,2,10,12

Four Complete Lord Peter Wimsey Novels: Whose Body? / Clouds of Witness / Murder Must Advertise / Gaudy Night
Whose Body? Clouds of Witness. Murder Must Adverti…
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Book 1,2,10,13

Peter Wimsey Omnibus: Whose Body? / Clouds of Witness / Murder Must Advertise / Busman's Honeymoon
Detective Story readers will love Dorothy Sayers L…
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Book 1,5,7,11

The Lord Peter Wimsey Collection: Whose Body? / The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club / The Five Red Herrings / Nine Tailors
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Book 1,6,10

Triple Wimsey : Whose Body? / Murder Must Advertise / Strong Poison
Whose Body?,
Murder Must Advertise,
Strong Poison
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Book 1,10,12

Three Complete Lord Peter Wimsey Novels: Whose Body? / Murder Must Advertise / Gaudy Night
"Whose Body?"--The stark naked body was lying in t…
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Book 2,3

Lord Peter Wimsey's Casebook : Clouds of Witness / Unnatural Death
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Book 2,3,5,7

Lord Peter Takes the Case
4.21
· 89 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 1987 · 1 edition
Four Lord peter mysteries: Clouds of Witness, Unna…
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Book 2,5

Clouds of Witness / The Unpleasantness at The Bellona Club
4.22
· 106 Ratings · 10 Reviews · published 1928 · 3 editions
Lord Peter Wimsey, among the most celebrated of al…
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Book 3,6,8

On the Case with Lord Peter Wimsey: Three Complete Novels Strong Poison / Have His Carcase / Unnatural Death

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"A model detective story . . . fascinating.…

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Book 4,9,14,15

Lord Peter
4.29
· 6008 Ratings · 249 Reviews · published 1971 · 17 editions
An alternate cover edition can be found here.

Lord …
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Book 4, 9, 15

Dobrodružný život milovníka starých tisků
4.40
· 15 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 1992 · 2 editions
Lord Peter Views the Body / Hangman's Holiday / St…
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Book 5,11-13

Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery Collection II
“Death seems to provide the minds of the Anglo-Sax…
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Book 6,8

Lord Peter and Harriet Part I Strong Poison / Have His Carcase
1998 Mystery Guild hardcover,978073847649. Dorothy…
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Book 6,8,10-12

Dorothy L. Sayers Crime Collection
4.33
· 3 Ratings · published 1998 · 2 editions
5 Volumes include Gaudy Night ~ Have His Carcase ~…
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Book 6,8,12,13

Four Classic Dorothy L. Sayers Mysteries: Strong Poison / Have His Carcase / Gaudy Night / Busman's Honeymoon
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Book 6,10,11

Three Great Lord Peter Novels: Strong Poison; Murder Must Advertise; The Nine Tailors
1 Strong Poison 1930 - Judge summarizes case for j…
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Book 10,11,13

The Lord Peter Wimsey Collection 3: Murder Must Advertise / The Nine Tailors / Busman's Honeymoon
A new collection featuring Dorothy L. Sayers' ever…
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Book 10,12+

Dorothy L. Sayers Omnibus
4.50
· 38 Ratings · published 1933 · 4 editions
This omnibus contains two books and a short story:…
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Book 12,13

Lord Peter And Harriet: Part II: Gaudy Night / Busman's Honeymoon
You’ll be charmed by Lord Peter Wimsey’s wit, erud…
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