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Whose body ? by Dorothy L. Sayers

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Published by Boni and Liveright in New York .
Written in English



  • England


  • Wimsey, Peter, Lord (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Private investigators -- England -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Dorothy L. Sayers.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S2738 Wh, PR6037.A95 Wh
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 278 p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6654848M
LC Control Number23009239

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