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The best of the golden age crime writers, praised by all the top modern writers in the field including P. D. James and Ruth Rendell, Dorothy L. Sayers created the immortal Lord Peter Wimsey. His fourth appearance solves the mystery of a of sudden death in a gentleman's club in London. With an introduction by Elizabeth George.
Dorothy L Sayers was born in Oxford in 1893, and was both a classical scholar and a graduate in modern languages. As well as her popular Lord Peter Wimsey series, she wrote several religious plays, but considered her translations of Dante's Divina Commedia to be her best work. She died in 1957.
She brought to the detective novel originality, intelligence, energy and wit. - P. D. JamesHer books are English Literature at its best. Her plots are finely tuned and her Lord Peter Wimsey is delightful - The Times (letter)I admire her novels . . . she has great fertility of invention, ingenuity and a wonderful eye for detail - Ruth RendellD. L. Sayers is one of the best detective story writers. - E. C. Bentley, Daily Telegraph