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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. This book of short stories is his ninth appearance and also introduces another detective, Montague Egg. With an introduction by Elizabeth George.
--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
As always any book by Dorothy L Sayers is a treat for book lovers. Dated they be but nevertheless a complete lesson for any budding fiction writer and a joy for dedicated... Read morePublished 4 months ago by poodle
More of a long 'short story'. A reflection of emergent information about identical twins, another plot line where D.L. Sayers picks up on topical scientific research of the time.Published 8 months ago by G. van de Poll
This book contains 12 short stories by Dorothy L. Sayers. Only four of them feature Lord Peter Wimsey, Six feature Montague Egg and there are two others. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Alan Reeve
very different to other Sayers stories I have read. Took a while to get used to the short story format. some easy to solve - others with a it of a twist.Published 17 months ago by J. E. O'Brien
Dorothy L Sayers is /was a great story teller; witty, funny, clever and always a twist, it is a classic, like all her books, a must read and kept to re-read.Published 19 months ago by anick
A BOOK OF VERY SHORT STORIES
I was disappointed, the book comprised several short stories. They were not all Peter Wimsey stories, therer were a lot of Montague Egg stories,... Read more
I bought this for my mum, I was really pleased with the deal I got the price was really good would recommend it.Published on 14 Dec 2010 by Debs