Clouds of Witness by Dorothy Leigh Sayers - Full Version [NOOK Book]

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The fiancé of Lord Peter's sister, Lady Mary Wimsey, is found dead outside the conservatory of the family's shooting lodge in Yorkshire. Peter and Mary's elder brother, the Duke of Denver, is charged with capital murder and put on trial in the House of Lords. In solving the case Lord Peter is presented with an unusual problem: too many clues.
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Overview

The fiancé of Lord Peter's sister, Lady Mary Wimsey, is found dead outside the conservatory of the family's shooting lodge in Yorkshire. Peter and Mary's elder brother, the Duke of Denver, is charged with capital murder and put on trial in the House of Lords. In solving the case Lord Peter is presented with an unusual problem: too many clues.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013728714
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/7/2012
  • Series: Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Series , #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 46,618
  • File size: 584 KB

Meet the Author

Dorothy Leigh Sayers (Oxford, 13 June 1893–Witham, 17 December 1957) was a renowned British author, translator and Christian humanist. She was also a student of classical and modern languages. She is best known for her mysteries, a series of novels and short stories set between World War I and World War II that feature English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey. However, Sayers herself considered her translation of Dante's Divina Commedia to be her best work. She is also known for her plays and essays.
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  • Posted May 8, 2013

    The best of British Crime solvers!

    I have pruchased and read the Lord Peter Whimsey books since 1970 and still love to reread them on my nook, keeping them for revisiting! We lost a great writer when she turned to religious writing, but her biographer is also tlented and has fleshed out her WW IIabd after outlines richly and well.

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  • Posted March 16, 2012

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    Detection with class & dry British humor

    I first read this 35 years ago and immediately read the rest of the series. Set in England just after WWI with well-drawn characters from all levels of society. Lord Peter and his valet Bunter are classic Amateur Sleuths. If you like Agatha Christie's early work give Sayers a try.

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