Lord Peter Views the Body (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries (Paperback))

(Lord Peter Wimsey (5))

mass market paperback, 308 pages

English language

Published Aug. 26, 1995 by HarperTorch.

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Consists of the following short stories - "The Abominable History of the Man with Copper Fingers": An artist's jealous nature leads to an investigation of his mistress' disappearance. "The Entertaining Episode of the Article in Question": A grammatical mistake in French unmasks a clever criminal. "The Fascinating Problem of Uncle Meleager's Will": The disposal of a dead man's fortune depends on his penchant for cross-word puzzles. "The Fantastic Horror of the Cat in the Bag": A high-speed chase and a lost bag converge with a gruesome discovery. "The Unprincipled Affair of the Practical Joker": A lady pleads for Lord Peter's help in retrieving a valuable necklace, and more importantly, a portrait with an indiscreet inscription. "The Undignified Melodrama of the Bone of Contention": Lord Peter, visiting friends in the country, sees a ghostly carriage, hears rumors of an odd will, and deduces that foul play is afoot. "The Vindictive Story …

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  • Mystery & Detective - Series
  • Fiction
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective
  • Mystery/Suspense
  • Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
  • Mystery & Detective - General


  • England
  • London (England)