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The best of the golden age crime writers, praised by all the top modern writers in the field including P. D. James and Ruth Rendell, Dorothy L. Sayers created the immortal Lord Peter Wimsey. The twelfth book featuring Lord Peter (the third novel to feature Harriet Vane) is set in an Oxford women's college. With an introduction by Elizabeth George.
I've read this book several times since I first came across it thirty years ago, and love it more with every reading. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Seagull
Classic Sayers - but the e-book is crammed with typos - don't buy it!Published 17 days ago by B Taylor
I am biased because I have enjoyed Dorothy L Sayers' books about Lord Peter Wimsey for many years. Gaudy Night is rather 'busy' and sometimes it feels as if the story gets slowed... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Wise Woman
The book's a Sayers classic but, oh my... the OCR and text preparation of this e-book are unforgivable. This edition is littered with mistakes. Read morePublished 1 month ago by sw6reader
I bought this so I could re-read an old favourite. Unfortunately it is a poorly digitised version with many words inaccurately selected. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Poppytastic
Wonderful evocation of Oxford, town and gown, in the 1930's and the still comparatively new phenomenon of a Ladies College at Oxford. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michel Lesouris