The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery)

The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery)

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by Dorothy L. Sayers
     
 

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The Los Angeles Times called Dorothy L. Sayers "one of the greatest mystery writers of the 20th century." In this Sayers' tale, ninety-year-old General Fentiman has died at the Bellona Club. Oddly enough, his sister has died elsewhere the same day, perhaps within minutes of her brother. Lord Peter Wimsey takes on the inquiry of who died first — a critical…  See more details below

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The Los Angeles Times called Dorothy L. Sayers "one of the greatest mystery writers of the 20th century." In this Sayers' tale, ninety-year-old General Fentiman has died at the Bellona Club. Oddly enough, his sister has died elsewhere the same day, perhaps within minutes of her brother. Lord Peter Wimsey takes on the inquiry of who died first — a critical question because the timing will determine the inheritance of a half-million-pound estate.

Editorial Reviews

Times Literary Supplement
Dorothy Sayers gives us Lord Peter Wimsey at his best. For "those who take detective stories seriously."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780563409854
Publisher:
Ulverscroft Large Print Books, Ltd.
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Series:
Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Series

Meet the Author

Dorothy L. Sayers was born in 1893. She was one of the first women to be awarded a degree by Oxford University, and later she became a copywriter at an ad agency. In 1923 she published her first novel featuring the aristocratic detective Lord Peter Wimsey, who became one of the world's most popular fictional heroes. She died in 1957.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
June 13, 1893
Date of Death:
December 17, 1957
Place of Birth:
Oxford, England
Education:
B.A., Oxford University, 1915; M.A., B.C.L., 1920

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The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club: Lord Peter Wimsey Series, Book 5 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think I would have been in love with Lord Peter. So glad to have them on my Nook.
reader_DD More than 1 year ago
I an in the process of rereading these books. I am finding them to be even better then they were when read 40 years ago.
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