Nine Tailors (9)

Nine Tailors (9)

A Lord Peter Mystery, Book 9
by Dorothy Sayers
Publisher: Harcourt
Trade Paperback, 397 pages
List Price: $18.99 Sale Price: $16.14

The nine teller strokes from the belfry of an ancient county church toll out the death of an unknown man and call the famous Lord Peter Wimsey to confront and contemplate the good and evil that lurks in all of life and in every human's actions. Steeped in the atmosphere of a quiet parish in the strange, flat fen-country of East Anglia, this is a tale of suspense, character, and mood by an author critics and readers rate as one of the great masters of the mystery novel.

The ninth of Dorothy Sayer's mysteries, written in 1934, this one starts slow, but once the mystery is revealed, it manages to maintain a level of tension throughout—with an intriguing twist at the end.

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Exodus Rating:
FLAWS: Violence, mild language, mild sexual content
Summary: It appears that the butler really did do it in this very English mystery involving stolen emeralds and Lord Peter Wimsey.

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