The Five Red Herrings: A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery

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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Harper Paperbacks
Publish Date
December 02, 2014
Pages
368
Dimensions
4.9 X 0.8 X 8.4 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062341648

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About the Author

Dorothy L. Sayers, the greatest of the golden age detective novelists, was born in Oxford in 1893. Her aristocratic detective, Lord Peter Wimsey, became one of the most popular fictional heroes of the twentieth century. She devoted the last 20 years of her life to playwriting, Christian scholarship, and a new translation of Dante. She died in 1957.

Reviews

"First-rate . . . marvelous reading."--Chicago Sun-Times
"One of the greatest mystery story writers of the [twentieth] century."--Los Angeles Times
"She brought to the detective novel originality, intelligence, energy and wit."--P. D. James
"I admire her novels ... she has great fertility of invention, ingenuity and a wonderful eye for detail."--Ruth Rendell
"She combined literary prose with powerful suspense, and it takes a rare talent to achieve that. A truly great storyteller."--Minette Walters