Poisoned port . . . pet cats in peril . . . purloined pearls . . .
Lord Peter Wimsey solves the mysteries of the man who was blown
into the fourth dimension and the murder in fancy dress. He pursues
miscreants across several countries and into unexpected hiding places.
Dorothy L. Sayers’ other detective, Montague Egg, encounters a fugitive
murderer and uncovers a killer in an Oxford cloister. The travelling salesman
extraordinaire solves puzzles with a unique combination of matter-of-fact
practicality and brilliant deduction.
‘She combined literary prose with powerful suspense, and it takes a rare talent to achieve that. A truly great storyteller.’ Minette Walters