It’s probably no coincidence that the best of Dorothy L Sayers’ Peter Wimsey novels – Five Red Herrings, The Nine Tailors and Gaudy Night. The Nine Tailors [Dorothy L. Sayers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Nine Tailors is Dorothy L. Sayers’s finest mystery, featuring Lord. on New Year’s Eve at the start of Dorothy L. Sayers’ The Nine Tailors. Sayers took her title from the number of times a bell will toll to mark.
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Sep 01, Jeanette rated it liked it. So I read the first “short touch” thinking it was a short story and it was a very odd short story with lots about church bells and no mystery at all!
The Nine Tailors
One of the masters of tialors story horror was M. Like many books in high school and college, this book suffered from the Required Reading Syndrome. Will Thoday 3 episodes, When Sir Henry himself dies the following Easter, his wife’s grave is opened for his burial and a man’s body is found, mutilated beyond recognition.
When a disfigured corpse is discovered in a country parish, the local rector pleads with Lord Peter to take on what will become one of his most brilliant and complicated cases.
The Nine Tailors (Lord Peter Wimsey, #11) by Dorothy L. Sayers
The book, written in the early thirties feels utterly modern. This web site looks interesting, but doesn’t mention the “lost” site, http: Eventually, I did get more into it. If the book has page numbers, please include the page number; otherwise please include a significant text string to help us ninf locate the error.
I love the setting, but her effort to one-up all of the time table mysteries that were prevalent in the Golden Age puts me to sleep! I like the idea of nije poetry into everyday places with a personal touch.
Anne Brooke February 4, Refresh and try again.
Hence the old saying People interested in English churches. He apparently died shortly afterwards after falling into a quarry, where his body lay until it was found two years later, still in his prison clothes.
The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L Sayers
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The mystery here is complex and interesting, and the book has plenty of Lord Peter doing terribly charming and wonderful things, dorothh is always nice, but it is the atmospheric setting of East Anglia, used by Sayers to brilliant effect, that really made the book for me. View all 4 comments.
I enjoyed the taillrs, the banter between the characters, learning about the complex art of bell ringing, taillors the evocative portrayal of the East Anglian countryside – Fenchurch St Paul reminded me of Walpole St Peter, ‘The Queen of the Marshland’. It had me searching for recordings of change ringing it also helped me “get” Richard Thompson’s “Time to Ring Some Changes”, a small thing but there it is. Recommended to The Gatekeeper by: But even amongst the Wimsey novels, The Nine Tailors stands out.
Jackie February 4, The combination of the two is never compromised, yet she writes in a way that can tye understood by the lay person as well. What a great review! There is a truly epic feel to this production, with many years elapsing during the course of its 4 episode duration. Out tsilors the hunt, middle, in and out at 5, right, middle, wrong, right, middle and into the hunt 4 times repeated. Now, one of the bells in NIne Tailors is called Batty Thomas, and we are told that a long ago Abbott Thomas had the bell made and in stalled.