The Resource Whose body? : the Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries, Dorothy L. Sayers, (electronic resource)

Whose body? : the Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries, Dorothy L. Sayers, (electronic resource)

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Whose body? : the Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries
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Whose body?
Title remainder
the Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries
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Dorothy L. Sayers
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eng
Summary
In the debut mystery in Dorothy L. Sayers's acclaimed Lord Peter Wimsey series, the case of a dead bather draws Lord Peter into the 1st of many puzzling mysteries Lord Peter Wimsey spends his days tracking down rare books, and his nights hunting killers. Though the Great War has left his nerves frayed with shellshock, Wimsey continues to be London's greatest sleuth-and he's about to encounter his oddest case yet. A strange corpse has appeared in a suburban architect's bathroom, stark naked save for an incongruous pince-nez. When Wimsey arrives on the scene, he is confronted with a once-in-a-lifetime puzzle. The police suspect that the bathtub's owner is the murderer, but Wimsey's investigation quickly reveals that the case is much stranger than anyone could have predicted. Published in 1923, during detective fiction's Golden Age, Whose Body? introduced a character and a series that would make Dorothy L. Sayers famous. To this day, Lord Peter remains 1 of the genre's most beloved and brilliant characters. Whose Body? is the 1st book in the Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, but you may enjoy the series by reading the books in any order. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dorothy L. Sayers including rare images from the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College
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Sayers's most renowned amateur detective, the engaging and amusing Lord Peter Wimsey, sets out to unravel a puzzling case involving the disappearance of a wealthy financier and the discovery of a nude corpse, wearing a golden pince-nez, in a bathtub
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054253
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Midwest
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1893-1957
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Sayers, Dorothy L.
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823/.912
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no index present
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fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries
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0001
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Private investigators
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adult
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a Lord Peter Wimsey novel
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Whose body? : the Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries, Dorothy L. Sayers, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11549210
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781480417168
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11549210
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remote
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Label
Whose body? : the Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries, Dorothy L. Sayers, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549210
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480417168
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549210
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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