Whose Body? : (Lord Peter Wimsey #1)

Author(s): Dorothy L. Sayers

Crime Fiction

Whose Body? Dorothy Leigh Sayers Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the sudden appearance of a naked body in the bath of an architect at the same time a noted financier goes missing under strange circumstances. As the case progresses it becomes clear that the two events are linked in some way. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.


Product Information

She combined literary prose with powerful suspense, and it takes a rare talent to achieve that. A truly great storyteller. -- Minette Walters I admire her novels ... she has great fertility of invention, ingenuity and a wonderful eye for detail. -- Ruth Rendell Sayers is one of the best detective story writers. -- E. C. Bentley Daily Telegraph She brought to the detective novel originality, intelligence, energy and wit. P. D. James

Dorothy L Sayers was born in Oxford in 1893, and was both a classical scholar and a graduate in modern languages. As well as her popular Lord Peter Wimsey series, she wrote several religious plays, but considered her translations of Dante's Divina Commedia to be her best work. She died in 1957. www.sayers.org.uk

General Fields

  • : 9781473621251
  • : Hodder & Stoughton
  • : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • : November 2016
  • : 198mm X 131mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dorothy L. Sayers
  • : Paperback
  • : 1116
  • : English
  • : 823/.912
  • : 224