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Lord Peter views the body

Author: Dorothy L Sayers
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1986]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this delightful collection of Wimsey exploits, Dorothy L. Sayers reveals a gruesome, grotesque but absolutely bewitching side rarely shown in Lord Peter's full-length adventures. Lord Peter views the body in 12 tantalizing and bizarre ways in this outsanding collection. He deals with such marvels as the man with copper fingers, Uncle Meleager's missing will, the cat in the bag, the foosteps that ran, the stolen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Peter Wimsey, Lord (Fictitious character); Peter Wimsey, Lord (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy L Sayers
ISBN: 0060550287 9780060550288 006080839X 9780060808396
OCLC Number: 13457139
Description: 317 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The abominable history of the man with copper fingers --
The entertaining episode of the article in question --
The fascinatiing problem of Uncle Meleager's will --
The fantastic horror of the cat in the bag --
The unprincipled affair of the practical joker --
The undignified melodrama of the bone of contention --
The vindictive story of the footsteps that ran --
The bibulous business of a matter of taste --
The learned adventure of the dragon's head --
The piscatorial farce of the stolen stomach --
The unsolved puzzle of the man with no face --The adventurous exploit of the cave of Ali Baba.
Responsibility: Dorothy Sayers.

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In this delightful collection of Wimsey exploits, Dorothy L. Sayers reveals a gruesome, grotesque but absolutely bewitching side rarely shown in Lord Peter's full-length adventures. Lord Peter views the body in 12 tantalizing and bizarre ways in this outsanding collection. He deals with such marvels as the man with copper fingers, Uncle Meleager's missing will, the cat in the bag, the foosteps that ran, the stolen stomach, the man without a face ... and with such clues as cyanide, jewels, a roast chicken and a classic crossword puzzle.

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