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When Harriet Vane attends her Oxford reunion, known as the Gaudy, the prim academic setting is haunted by a rash of bizarre pranks: scrawled obscenities, burnt effigies, and poison-pen letters, including one that says, "Ask your boyfriend with the title if he likes arsenic in his soup." Some of the notes threaten murder; all are perfectly ghastly; yet in spite of their scurrilous nature, all are perfectly worded. And Harriet finds herself ensnared in a nightmare of romance and terror, with only the tiniest shreds of clues to challenge her powers of detection, and those of her paramour, Lord Peter Wimsey.
This is one of my favorite books of all time. Ms. Sayers writing is wonderfully readable; she never talks down to the reader but expects you to follow complex thinking. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Valerie Richards
Of all the Lord Peter Wimsey books this was my least favorite. It was overly "wordie" and It only became interesting three quarters in when lord Peter entered the picturePublished 22 days ago by telephoneoperator
Dorothy L. Sayers (1895-1957), was a brilliant British author of, among other things,a series of crime stories featuring an amateur detective named Lord Peter Wimsey and his... Read morePublished 22 days ago by E. H. P. Killeffer
I would give this 6 stars if I could. Witty, insightful, funny, lively, delightful are just some of the words I would use to describe this must read.Published 22 days ago by Laura Heagy
I have read this book many times before and always get much pleasure when re reading it and that is what happened this time. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Adri
I know this is a lot of peoples' favorite Sayers' novel. I found it a bit slow with rather too much "she loves me, she loves me not". Found that a bit tedious. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
An interesting psychological mystery to solve while following the ups and downs of the Wimsey-Vane romance. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer