Dorothy L. Sayers (1893 – 1957) ist eine der unvergesslichen Meisterinnen klassischer britischer Krimis.
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The Duke of Denver, accused of murder, stands trial for his life in the House of Lords.Naturally, his brother Lord Peter Wimsey is investigating the crime – this is a family affair. The murder took place at the duke’s shooting lodge and Lord Peter’s sister was engaged to marry the dead man.But why does the duke refuse to co-operate with the investigation? Can he really be guilty, or is he covering up for someone?
Band 2 der Serie. “This is a wonderful, Golden Age mystery, with Lord Peter Wimsey and Charles Parker truly collaborating. There are some great, atmospheric scenes, most notably when Wimsey and Bunter are lost on the moors.” (Leser) (158 Rezensionen / 4,3 Sterne), 324 Seiten noch günstig?
‚No sign of foul play,‘ says Dr Carr after the post-mortem on Agatha Dawson. The case is closed. But Lord Peter Wimsey is not satisfied …With no clues to work on, he begins his own investigation. No clues, that is, until the sudden, senseless murder of Agatha’s maid. What is going on in the mysterious Mrs Forrest’s Mayfair flat? And can Wimsey catch a desperate murderer before he himself becomes one of the victims?
Band 3 der Serie. “As always the author sustains the reader’s intense interest with a fine plot, fabulous vocabulary, and wonderful characters and settings.” (Leser) (151 Rezensionen / 4,4 Sterne), 324 Seiten noch günstig?
They plan to have a quiet country honeymoon. Then Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride Harriet Vane find the previous owner’s body in the cellar. Set in a country village seething with secrets and snobbery, this is Dorothy L. Sayers‘ last full-length detective novel.
Band 13 der Serie. “Busman’s Honeymoon is the crowning glory of the works of Ms. Sayers in this series. ” (Leser) (324 Rezensionen / 4,4 Sterne), 456 Seiten noch günstig?