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This is Sayers' first novel, and so a little different than her others. In it, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the mysterious appearance of an unindentified naked corpse (wearing pince nez) in a suburban bathroom.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Somewhat obvious Time/era of story:    -   1900-1920's What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   80% Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   butler provides unemotional service Kind of investigator    -   british mystery (I say!) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age:    -   40's-50's

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Misc setting    -   scientific labs    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Unusual forms of death    -   blunt clubbing (like seals) Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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