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1 books of Dorothy L. Sayers Bill Peschel

When church architect Mr. Thipps finds a naked man in his Battersea bathroom, Lord Peter Wimsey is on the case! The aristocratic amateur detective, accompanied by his camera-­bearing manservant Bunter, follows a trail of blood as he pursues stock market manipulation, medical malpractice and Lord Brocklebury's edition of Dante. But the curious case of the bathing body turns darker and deadlier as Lord Peter uncovers a ghastly crime. Published in 1923, "Whose Body?­" was Dorothy L. Sayer's debut novel, and Bill Peschel has provided hundreds of notes to guide the reader through Lord Peter's world, describing words, objects and ideas that were familiar to Sayers' readers but might be obscure or unknown today. "The Complete, Annotated Whose Body" contains: * More than 500 notes on England's personalities, aristocracy, politics, religion, history, society, and literature. * Three maps of London showing locations important to the novel. * Essays about England in the 1920s, such as . . .

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Books of Dorothy L. Sayers Bill Peschel