The Five Red Herrings

Author: Dorothy L. Sayers

Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA

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Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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The supposedly accidental death of a painter who was universally disliked in a Scottish village prompts Lord Peter Wimsey to search for a murderer

The Five Red Herrings

Suspicious Characters

Author: Dorothy Leigh Sayers

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Page: 286

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Five red herrings and a death that smelled like murder.

The New Sayers Omnibus

Containing: The Five Red Herrings, Have His Carcase, Murder Must Advertise

Author: Dorothy Leigh Sayers

Publisher: London : Gollancz

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Page: 797

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The Five Red Herrings

Large Print

Author: Dorothy L. Dorothy L. Sayers

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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Page: 576

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During a painting retreat, a killer takes a creative approach to the ancient art of murder. The majestic landscape of the Scottish coast has attracted artists and fishermen for centuries. In the idyllic village of Kirkcudbright, every resident and visitor has two things in common: They either fish or paint (or do both), and they all hate Sandy Campbell. Though a fair painter, he is a rotten human being, and cannot enter a pub without raising the blood pressure of everybody there. No one weeps when he dies. Campbell's body is found at the bottom of a steep hill, and his easel stands at the top, suggesting that he took a tumble while painting. But something about the death doesn't sit right with gentleman sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey. No one in Kirkcudbright liked Campbell, and six hated him enough to become suspects. Five are innocent, and the other is the perpetrator of one of the most ingenious murders Lord Peter has ever encountered.

Great British Fictional Detectives

Author: Russell James

Publisher: Remember When

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Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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The first full-length study of its type highlighting over 400 British literary detectives, many famous through their film and TV adaptations. Using essays to highlight different types of detectives and focusing on some of the more famous such as Sherlock Holmes and Inspector Morse, popular crime fiction writer and former President of Britain's Crime Writers Association, Russell James celebrates the role of the detective in British fiction. Illustrations include original film posters and first edition covers from classic detective fiction. Future books by Russell James in this series will include Great British Fictional Villains and US Fictional Detectives and Villains.

The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature

Author: George Watson

Publisher: CUP Archive

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 19

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More than fifty specialists have contributed to this new edition of volume 4 of The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. The design of the original work has established itself so firmly as a workable solution to the immense problems of analysis, articulation and coordination that it has been retained in all its essentials for the new edition. The task of the new contributors has been to revise and integrate the lists of 1940 and 1957, to add materials of the following decade, to correct and refine the bibliographical details already available, and to re-shape the whole according to a new series of conventions devised to give greater clarity and consistency to the entries.