Thrones, Dominations (Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Series)

Thrones, Dominations (Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Series)

by Dorothy L. Sayers, Jill Paton Walsh
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Thrones, Dominations (Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Series) by Dorothy L. Sayers, Jill Paton Walsh

In 1936, Dorothy L. Sayers —considered one of the best mystery writers of the Golden Age—abandoned the last Lord Peter Wimsey detective story. Sixty years later, a copy of the unfinished manuscript was discovered in her agent's safe in London, and award-winning novelist Jill Paton Walsh was commissioned to complete it. The result was the international bestseller Thrones, Dominations.

Now, this irresistible story is back in paperback. Picking up where Sayers left off, Jill Paton Walsh brings Lord Peter and Harriet Vane brilliantly to life in Sayers' unmistakable voice. Thrones, Dominations satisfies the vast readership hungry to know what happened after their honeymoon. Fan and critics rejoice at Jill Paton Walsh's resurrection of this beloved series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250017437
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 09/04/2012
Series: Lord Peter Wimsey Series , #12
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 249,658
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

JILL PATON WALSH is a Man Booker Prize-nominated and Whitbread Prize-winning novelist for adults and children. She lives in Cambridge, England.

DOROTHY L. SAYERS, the author of fourteen Lord Peter Wimsey novels and story collections as well as a Dante scholar, died in 1957.

Date of Birth:

June 13, 1893

Date of Death:

December 17, 1957

Place of Birth:

Oxford, England


B.A., Oxford University, 1915; M.A., B.C.L., 1920

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Thrones, Dominations 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
nookpj More than 1 year ago
This combined work of DLS and JPW offers us a post-marriage look at Peter and Harriet as they try to merge their dual careers and personalities. An excellent setting for a mixture of joining lives, sleuthing and artistic temperaments, and murder, of course.
fallafooka More than 1 year ago
This is a well written mystery. I loved every minute of it. Peter Wimsey lives again!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love Dorothy Sayer's Peter Wimsey books. Being a real fan of Agatha Christie for many years, it may be surprising to some that I only discovered Sayers' Peter and Harriet a few years ago. When I finished Busman's Honeymoon, I was sad to think that I'd miss reading about Peter and Harriet settling into married life. This book then came to my attention and with a little hesitation since it wasn't all Sayers work, I bought it to see how Ms. Patton would proceed. The mystery part of the book wasn't too surprising in it's resolution and yet it held my attention. The more interesting part to me was the developing relationship with Peter and Harriet. It's clear that they are both sensitive to the potential difficulties that their marriage could bring and try extra hard to be understanding and open. That theirs is a marriage that will succeed is clear throughout the story yet the tender moments where they discover a little more about each other's love will make you smile. I like the way it ended. Of course it all works out! I'll now try the next book, A Presumption of Death, to see how Ms. Patton proceeds with the Wimseys.
compsing More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed the book quite well, though it was not too hard to figure out the killer. The writing is good, and I loved the dialogue between Peter and Harriet. I particularly think Harriet's character is well written. A good summer or rainy day read.
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prussblue10 More than 1 year ago
Walsh continued on in the Sayers tradition providing an excellent Wimsey and Harriet tale.
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