Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers audiobook

Strong Poison

By Dorothy L. Sayers
Read by Ian Carmichael

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing

The Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane Mysteries: Book 5

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Dashing detective Lord Peter Wimsey is caught up in the murder trial of mystery writer Harriet Vane. Her fiancé has died of poisoning exactly as described in one of Harriet’s novels—so naturally she is the prime suspect. As Peter looks on, he not only falls in love with the accused but eagerly helps with Harriet’s defense when the first trial ends in a hung jury. Will she be convicted and executed for the crime, or can he save her life and win her hand in marriage? Strong Poison is the first of a series of Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane mysteries in which their complex romantic relationship is revealed in detail. This superb classic was originally published in 1930.

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Summary

Summary

Dashing detective Lord Peter Wimsey is caught up in the murder trial of mystery writer Harriet Vane. Her fiancé has died of poisoning exactly as described in one of Harriet’s novels—so naturally she is the prime suspect. As Peter looks on, he not only falls in love with the accused but eagerly helps with Harriet’s defense when the first trial ends in a hung jury. Will she be convicted and executed for the crime, or can he save her life and win her hand in marriage? Strong Poison is the first of a series of Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane mysteries in which their complex romantic relationship is revealed in detail. This superb classic was originally published in 1930.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A model detective story…fascinating.” New York Times
“The Wimsey books are literate and delightful mysteries.” Chicago Tribune
“The end of this story is as ingenious as any solution can be.” Time Literary Supplement (London)
“Here is unquestionably a shining star in the mystery story firmament and the best of all the Lord Peter Wimsey stories—until the next comes along. Saturday Review of Literature

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Author Bio: Dorothy L. Sayers

Author Bio: Dorothy L. Sayers

Dorothy L. Sayers (1923–1957) was an English-born author of novels, short stories, poetry, essays, reviews, and translations. She is best known for her detective fiction, considered among the classics of the genre, and for her amateur detective character, Lord Peter Wimsey.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 7.46
Audience: Adult
Language: English