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All The Lord Peter Wimsey Stories Are Here, In A Single Volume, Including The One About Harriet, Peter And Their Three Sons


10 thoughts on “Lord Peter

  1. Madeline Madeline says:

    Since discovering Lord Peter in college, I ve resisted the urge to race through all of his mysteries There are only eleven, and I prefer to read them slowly, one every year or so, so they can last as long as possible Knowing that I only have four left makes me sad, but this collection was a nice antidote with twenty one stories, it felt like at least three or four novels worth of mysteries.Obviously they aren t all great The Vindictive Story of the Footsteps That Ran is sort of a letdown Since discovering Lord Peter in college, I ve resisted the urge to race through all of his mysteries There are only eleven, and I prefer to read them slowly, one every year or so, so they can last as long as possible Knowing that I only have four left makes me sad, but this collection was a nice antidote with twenty one stories, it felt like at least three or four novels worth of mysteries.Obviously they aren t all great The Vindictive Story of the Footsteps That Ran is sort of a let...


  2. Douglas Wilson Douglas Wilson says:

    Just fun.


  3. Bill Tress Bill Tress says:

    In the world of Lord Peter, murder is jolly good fun Dorothy Sayer wrote fun and interesting mysteries using the character of Lord Peter to hook her readers, and this reviewer feel right into the trap.The reader immediately identifies with Lord Peter, we all want to be incredibly wealthy with personal man servants waiting on our needs and responsive to our every whim The character is heroic, devil ma...


  4. Christy Christy says:

    I had read the first three Lord Peter novels and fallen in love, not only with the writing and wit Dorothy Sayers has an incredible vocabulary, rarely seen elsewhere, her Oxford education in languages shows in all sorts of glory which grew with each new book, but also with the depiction of life and crime solving in 1920 s England, and of course, the goofy and lovably brilliant Lord Peter.This book was sitting on my daughter s bookshelf, and, having borrowed it I wasthan delighted to real I had read the first three Lord Peter novels and fallen in love, not only with the writing and wit Dorothy Sayers has an incredible vocabulary, rarely seen elsewhere, her Oxford education in languages shows in all sorts of glory which grew with each new book, but also with...


  5. Robin Stevens Robin Stevens says:

    Sayers is a master of the crime genre, and these stories are absolutely wonderful examples of her sharp brain and talent for storytelling Some of their attitudes are a little dated now, but the plots still shine 12 Please note thi...


  6. Margaret Margaret says:

    Well, I guess I know what series I m launching myself headlong into now Truly dare I say it deuced good stuff.


  7. Lydia Lydia says:

    Short stories that get straight to the point I like it.


  8. writer... writer... says:

    Read The Unprincipled Practical Joker for October s Suspense Challenge for my first Dorothy Sayer Will be readingfor November s Thanksgiving titles Challenge.Letter A Absolutely ElsewhereLetter I In the Teeth of the EvidenceLetter N...


  9. Elizabeth Elizabeth says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I read this for an on line book group called Reading Wimsey over on LiveJournal I ve read a lot of rubbish this summer, and it was such a blissful relief to sink back into Sayers s easy, elegant prose Sayers s short stories are very different from her novels she really seizes the opportunity to explore different points of view, outrageously improbable situational constructions, her various personal fascinations wine, printed ephemera, crosswords, etc I bought my copy of this book in 19 I read this for an on line book group called Reading Wimsey over on LiveJournal I ve read a lot of rubbish this summer, and it was such a blissful relief to sink back into Sayers s easy, elegant prose Sayers s short stories are very different from her novels she really seizes the opportunity to explore different points of view, outrageously improbable situation...


  10. Abbey Abbey says:

    This massive collection of Sayers complete output of Wimsey short stories is well worth the investment of money and time All the stories are strongly plotted and superbly crafted, with many of her usual characters but each has an edge to them and a sharply succinct quality that makes the reading fly along Includes my all time favo...