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He may be a family man now, but like good wine, a great detective only gets better with age. Striding Folly is the 15th book in the Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, but you may enjoy the series by reading the books in any order.

Author: Dorothy L. Sayers

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781453258989

Category: Fiction

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In three stories, Lord Peter Wimsey confronts land barons, killers—and fatherhood: “One of the most skillful of mystery writers” (The New York Times). For decades, Lord Peter Wimsey has made life tough for England’s criminal class. In town and country he solved some of the most baffling mysteries of the Jazz Age, facing down killers armed only with wit, charm, and a keen nose for deception. His work brought him 1 great reward: the love of beautiful mystery novelist Harriet Vane. After years of pleading, he has finally convinced her to marry him. Now the real adventure begins. In the final 3 Wimsey stories, Lord Peter confronts land barons, killers, and the terror that comes from raising 3 young sons. Through it all, his clear thinking never fails him, and he solves these last puzzles as successfully as he did his 1st. He may be a family man now, but like good wine, a great detective only gets better with age. Striding Folly is the 15th 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.
2012-07-31 By Dorothy L. Sayers

15 mins . ) . 1997. 66.00 ( 0-7887-0913-5 , 9505367 ) Recorded Bks . -Night Prey , 2 cass . abr . ed . ... L. Striding Folly . 2 cass . unabr . ed . ( Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser . ) . ( Running Time : 2 hrs . ) . 1994. 24.95 Set .

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ISBN: UOM:39015046428762

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ISBN: 083524749X

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Author: John E. Simkin

Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company

ISBN: UOM:49015003033363

Category: English literature

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This work is the only comprehensive guide to sequels in English, with over 84,000 works by 12,500 authors in 17,000 sequences.
1996 By John E. Simkin

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ISBN: UOM:49015003120145

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A Companion to the Mystery Fiction Eric Sandberg Elizabeth Foxwell ... Sayers, Lord Peter Views, pp. ... Detective Stories Seriously: The Collected Crime Reviews of Dorothy L. Sayers, edited by Martin Edwards, Tippermuir Books, 2017.

Author: Eric Sandberg

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476645308

Category: Literary Criticism

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Dorothy L. Sayers was one of the "Queens of Crime." Alongside writers like Agatha Christie, she perfected the whodunnit, but also used the genre to explore social, ethical, and emotional matters. Her characters, particularly Lord Peter Wimsey and his investigative partner Harriet Vane, struggle with the complexities of life and love in a rapidly changing world while solving some of the most intricate and complex mysteries ever offered to the reading public. Sayers was also an important theoretician of detective fiction, a religious dramatist, a public intellectual, and one of the 20th century's most important translators of Dante. While focusing on her mystery fiction, this companion offers a full view of all aspects of Sayers's career. It is an ideal introduction for readers new to Sayers's diverse and rewarding body of work, and an invaluable companion for her many fans.
2022-01-04 By Eric Sandberg

The cover has a brilliant color illustration of Lord Peter Wimsey dressed to the nines with top hat and white tie . B113 . Street , Cecil John Charles , ed . Line - up ; A Collection of Crime Stories by Famous Mystery Writers .

Author: Robert B. Harmon

Publisher: Scholarly Title

ISBN: UOM:39015002380957

Category: Authors, English

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Author: Jay P. Pederson

Publisher: Saint James Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105020147562

Category: Literary Criticism

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Provides information on the most influential English-language writers of the crime and mystery genre. Each entry includes author biographies; complete bibliographies; lists of critical studies; locations of manuscripts; the writer's own comments on his or her work, when available; and an essay written by an expert of the genre.
1996 By Jay P. Pederson

Masterpiece Theatre television dramatizations of some of her mysteries in the 1970s led to a temporary renewed interest in ... Codetta by E. C. Bentley ) 1971 ; Striding Folly , Including Three Final Lord Peter Wimsey Stories , 1972.

Author: Martin Seymour-Smith

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ISBN: UOM:39015038536036

Category: Literature, Modern

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Provides almost 2700 articles on twentieth-century authors from all over the world who wrote in English or whose works are available in English translation.