Her 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 Rendell She brought to the detective novel originality, intelligence, energy and wit. P. D. James A truly great storyteller Minette Walters D. L. Sayers is one of the best detective story writers. E. C. Bentley, Daily Telegraph
From the Back Cover
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.
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