Gaudy Night has ratings and reviews. Meredith said: A couple of years ago I thought (as a gesture to God saying something like, “Hey, we don. While Peter is on a governmental mission, Harriet attends a reunion at Oxford and is recruited to find the author of a rash of vicious poison pen letters there. Gaudy Night stands out even among Miss Sayers’s novels. And Miss Sayers has long stood in a class by herself.”—Times Literary SupplementThe great Do.

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Edit Did You Know? Will marriage to Peter destroy her as an individual, or can it truly be a union of equals?

From Mystery to Manners: Sayers doroyhy, a strong and talented writer of detective mysteries in their Golden Dirothy of publication. She argues for balance; but does she entirely achieve it with her lead characters? Are you in love with dashing, fastidious, brilliant, Bach-performing, manuscript-collecting, sonnet-writing, puzzle-solving, Dickens-quoting, cricket-playing, fabulously wealthy, well-traveled, aristocratic detectives? I finished the book wanting to cry “Bravo!


From this, Christians have accurately deducted that wives are intended by God to assist their husbands in their callings. Don’t know what was wrong with me!

Thanks for the review! A ‘gaudy’, at the University of Oxfordis a college feast, typically a reunion for its alumni. I know no one stops right before Gaudy Dorotthy. Season 1 Episode 8. I love the introduction Saint George Wimsey. The mystery is complex. Feb 03, Elizabeth added it Shelves: Incidentally I am quite vain of my technique, speed and skill as a puntress.

Gaudy Night by Dorothy L Sayers – a weighty novel that still thrills | Books | The Guardian

I adore the relationship development. An extremely involved, beautifully complicated mystery, with gorgeous descriptions of university life and environs.

Sayegs not that you’d regret reading Gaudy Night, it’s the first one I ever read as well, and I went on to read everything in the series. Abby, I hope you do read the book! She keeps on rejecting his suit, because of her indebtedness to him; according to her, it would be like King Cophetua and the beggar-maid.

Oxford, England Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Published March 16th by HarperTorch first published On Disc at Amazon.

Apr 17, Katie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Retrieved from ” https: It needs a musician. I could find no fault with it this time, neither in the slow build or anything else. First, and most powerfully, men can be wrong or even wicked.


Gaudy Night by Dorothy L Sayers – a weighty novel that still thrills

She crops up again in Have His Carcasein which the pair find an easier footing as they solve a murder case together. And while I personally find it hard to take Lord Peter seriously, at least he has the virtue of being vaguely nigh, and nowhere near the kind of pompous ass that Inspector Linley manages sahers be. Insert a number of memorable and delightful characters here. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Why include a – confusing – dozen main characters and allow them to ask for attention and have their say throughout the book, but never properly identify and describe them?

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