In the Teeth of the Evidence : And Other Mysteries

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A collection of crime and detective stories featuring a variety of characters including Lord Peter Wimsey and Montague Egg. Dorothy Sayers has also written "The Nine Tailors" and "Gaudy Night".

All that was left of the garage was a heap of charred and smouldering beams. In the driving seat of the burnt-out car were the remains of a body...

An accident, said the police.

An accident, said the widow. She had been warning her husband about the danger of the car for months.

Murder, said the famous detective Lord Peter Wimsey--and proceeded to track down the killer.

This is vintage Sayers, a collection of her finest crime and detection stories.

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Serial murder baffles local authorities, but for the ever-unshakable Lord Peter and the working-class sleuth Montague Egg, the killings are intriguing invitations to unravel postmortem puzzles, fascinating falsehoods, mysterious motives, and diabolical demises. 


Contains:
In the teeth of evidence --
Absolutely elsewhere --
A shot at goal --
Dirt cheap --
Bitter almonds --
False weight --
The professor's manuscript --
The milk-bottles --
Dilemma --
An arrow o'er the house --
Scrawns --
Nebuchadnezzar --
The inspiration of Mr. Budd --
Blood sacrifice --
Suspicion --
The leopard lady --
The Cyprian cat

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AuthorDorothy L. Sayers
PublisherNew English Library
PlaceLondon
Year1969
BindingPaperback
ConditionFair
CommentsForward lean; page edges yellowed; general wear and tear.
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