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The Attenbury Emeralds: The New Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Mystery (Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Mysteries)
The Attenbury Emeralds: The New Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Mystery (Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Mysteries) by Jill Paton Walsh 0312674546 9780312674540
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The Attenbury Emeralds: The New Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Mystery (Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Mysteries) by Jill Paton Walsh

In 1936, Dorothy L. Sayers abandoned the last Lord Peter Wimsey detective story. Sixty years later, a brown paper parcel containing a copy of the manuscript was discovered in her agents safe in London, and award-winning novelist Jill Paton Walsh was commissioned to complete it. The result of the pairing of Dorothy L. Sayers with Walsh was the international bestsellerThrones, Dominations.Now, followingA Presumption of Death, set during World War II, comes a new Sayers-inspired mystery featuring Lord Peter Wimsey, revisiting his very first case. . . . It was 1921 when Lord Peter Wimsey first encountered the Attenbury Emeralds. The recovery of the gems in Lord Attenburys dazzling heirloom collection made headlinesand launched a shell-shocked young aristocrat on his career as a detective.Thirty years later, a happily married Lord Peter has just shared the secrets of that mystery with his wife, the detective novelist Harriet Vane. Suddenly, the new Lord Attenburygrandson of Lord Peters first clientseeks his help to prove who owns the emeralds. As Harriet and Peter contemplate the changes that the war has wrought on English societyand Peter, who always cherished the liberties of a younger son, faces the unwanted prospect of ending up the Duke of Denver after allJill Paton Walsh brings us a masterful new chapter in the annals of one of the greatest detectives of all time.

Author: Jill Paton Walsh

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 352

Publisher: Minotaur Books

Publication Date: 2011-01-04

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ISBN: 0312674546


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