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Whose body?: Lord Peter Wimsey Series, Book 1

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The stark naked body was lying in the tub. Not unusual for a proper bath, but highly irregular for murder -- especially witha pair of gold pince-nez deliberately perched before the sightless eyes. What's more, the face appeared to have been shaved after death. The police assumed that the victim was a prominent financier, but Lord Peter Wimsey, who dabbled in mystery detection as a hobby, knew better. In this, his first murder case, Lord Peter untangles the ghastly mystery of the corpse in the bath.
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Full title whose body
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display_description There's a corpse in the bathtub, wearing nothing but a pair of pince-nez spectacles. Enter Lord Peter Wimsey, the original gentleman sleuth. Urged to investigate by his mother, the Dowager Duchess of Denver, Lord Peter quickly ascertains that the sudden disappearance of a well-known financier is in some way connected to the body in the bathroom. But discovering exactly which way they're related leads the amateur detective on a merry chase. Written by a master of the detective story, this atmospheric tale abounds in the cozy delights of an English murder mystery. Dorothy L. Sayers ranks with Agatha Christie as a defining author of the genre. A novelist, essayist, and medieval scholar, Sayers was among the first women to receive an Oxford degree, and her translations of Dante remain in wide circulation. This novel marks the debut of her most popular creation, Lord Peter Wimsey, whose continuing adventures unfold amid the lively world of upper-crust British society in the 1920s.
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series Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries
series_with_volume Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries|1
subject_facet Audiobooks, Classics, Detective and mystery stories, Electronic books, Mystery fiction, Private Investigators, Private investigators -- England -- Fiction, Traditional, Wimsey, Peter, -- Lord (Fictitious character), -- 1890- -- Fiction
title_display Whose body?
title_full Whose Body?, Whose Body? Lord Peter Wimsey Series, Book 1, Whose body [electronic resource] / Dorothy L. Sayers, Whose body? / Dorothy L. Sayers, Whose body? [electronic resource] / Dorothy L. Sayers, Whose body? [electronic resource] / Dorothy Sayers, Whose body? [electronic resource] Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957.
title_short Whose body?
title_sub Lord Peter Wimsey Series, Book 1
topic_facet Audiobooks, Classic Literature, Classics, Detective and mystery stories, Electronic books, Fiction, Mystery, Private Investigators, Private investigators, Traditional, Wimsey, Peter