Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers
A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery with Harriet Vane (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries with Harriet Vane)

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“A model detective story…Fascinating.”
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The great Dorothy L. Sayers is considered by many to be the premier detective novelist of the Golden Age, and her dashing sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey, one of mystery fiction’s most enduring and endearing protagonists. Acclaimed author Ruth Rendell has expressed her admiration for Sayers’s work, praising her “great fertility of invention, ingenuity, and wonderful eye for detail.” The Dorothy L. Sayers classic, Strong Poison, is now back in print with an introduction by Elizabeth George, herself a crime fiction master. In Strong Poison, Sayers 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.

 

About Dorothy L. Sayers

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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.
 
Published July 31, 2012 by Open Road Media. 291 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, History, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Crime. Fiction

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