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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Oxford (England),
  • England,
  • Oxford

Subjects:

  • Wimsey, Peter, Lord (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Vane, Harriet (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Private investigators -- England -- Oxford -- Fiction.,
  • Women detectives -- England -- Oxford -- Fiction.,
  • Oxford (England) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

First published 1935.

Statement[by] Dorothy L. Sayers.
SeriesHer The collected edition of detective stories,, v. 13
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S2738 Gau12, PR6037.A95 Gau12
The Physical Object
Pagination483 p.
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5321828M
ISBN 100575014091
LC Control Number72172339

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