Gaudy Night

Gaudy Night

A Lord Peter Mystery, Book 10
by Dorothy Sayers
Publisher: Avon Books
13th Printing, ©1968, ISBN: 9780380012077
Mass market paperback, 383 pages
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When Harriet Vane attends her Oxford reunion, known as the "Gaudy," the prim academic setting is haunted by a rash of bizarre pranks: scrawled obscenities, burnt effigies, and poison-pen letters—including one that says, "Ask your boyfriend with the title if he likes arsenic in his soup." Some of the notes threaten murder; all are perfectly ghastly; yet in spite of their scurrilous nature, all are perfectly worded. And Harriet finds herself ensnared in a nightmare of romance and terror, with only the tiniest shreds of clues to challenge her powers of deduction, and those of her paramour, Lord Peter Wimsey.

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