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The nine tailors

Dorothy L. Sayers

The nine tailors

changes rung on an old theme in two short touches and two full peals

by Dorothy L. Sayers

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Published by The Folio Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrations by Natacha Ledwidge.
ContributionsLedwidge, Natacha.
The Physical Object
Pagination303p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19802008M

‘Pooped off about nine pipemma, and it took them three hours to put it out. One of those wooden garages – and the big job was to keep the blaze away from the house. Fortunately it’s 4/5(32). The Nine Tailors is Dorothy L. Sayers's finest mystery, featuring Lord Peter Whimsey, and a classic of the genre.. The nine tellerstrokes from the belfry of an ancient country church toll out the death of an unknown man and call the famous Lord Peter Whimsey to Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

The NIne Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers (, Paperback) This book was different from other murder mysteries (can't say why or the surprise would be ruined). The plot was complex and written very well. I purchased this book because I am an Agatha Christy fan and enjoy reading mysteries/5(2). Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a .

I happily sat down to re-read The Nine Tailors recently and it was like walking in to a past world all over again. The book opens with Wimsey driving his Daimler into a . The Nine Tailors I have revisited this story on Audible after hearing it a number of years ago on cassette. It was as thoroughly enjoyable as I remembered and I listened all through in one sitting whilst ironing, making that task easier to bear! I shall now be going on to the others with Ian Carmichael.


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Sayers. The Nine Tailors is a book I think about fondly, although I can’t quite think of why. Some of it is the atmosphere, I think: the Englishness of this little village in the Fens, and the music of the bells woven all through the story — or, not music exactly, but the complex mathematical patterns of British bell-ringing.

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Many years before, a magnificent necklace of emeralds was stolen here, though it was never found. Two men and a local woman were implicated in the theft, and both men served time in prison. Dec 12,  · A break with the bell-ringers: Dorothy Sayers Nine Tailors Lord Peter is called back to investigate.

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When his sexton finds a corpse in the wrong grave, the rector of Fenchurch St Paul asks Lord Peter Wimsey to find out who the dead man was and how he came to be there. The lore of bell-ringing and a brilliantly-evoked village in the remote fens of East Anglia are the unforgettable background to a.

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This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dorothy L. Sayers including rare images from the Marion E. Wade Center at ."Dorothy L. Sayers incautiously entered the closed world of bell-ringing in The Nine Tailors on the strength of a sixpenny pamphlet picked up by chance — and invented a method of killing which would not produce death, as well as breaking a fundamental rule of that esoteric art by allowing a relief ringer to take part in her famous nine-hour.