Clouds of Witness, by Dorothy Sayers

In Whose Body?, Lord Peter Wimsey's brother the Duke of Denver wishes that Lord Peter would give over his hobby of sleuthing; and Lord Peter promises him that he might have cause to be grateful for it. This promise pays off immediately in Lord Peter's second outing, Clouds of Witness. Lord Peter returns from an extended vacation in Corsica to discover that his brother the Duke is on trial for the murder of the fiancé of his and Lord Peter's sister Lady Mary. The Duke's family and friends were … [Read more...]


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