Strong Poison (Lord Peter Wimsey Series #5)

Strong Poison (Lord Peter Wimsey Series #5)

by Dorothy L. Sayers

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Overview

The classic mystery that first featured Harriet Vane, companion sleuth to the dashing, perennially popular private investigator, Lord Peter Wimsey, from the mystery writer widely considered the greatest mystery novelist of the Golden Age—Dorothy L. Sayers.

Featuring an introduction by Elizabeth George, herself a crime fiction master, Strong Poison introduces Harriet Vane, a mystery writer who is accused of poisoning her fiancé and must now join forces with Lord Peter to escape a murder conviction and the hangman’s noose.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062196200
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/16/2012
Series: Lord Peter Wimsey Series , #5
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 270
Sales rank: 72,575
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About 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.

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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