The Nine Tailors

by Sayers, Dorothy

The ninth Lord Peter Wimsey novel by Dorothy Sayers. Wimsey tries to solve the murder of an unknown corpse in a quiet country churchyard. The ‘Nine Tailors’ from the title is a reference to nine strokes of a church bell announcing when a man from the village has died. The novel incorporates ‘Change ringing as an integral part of this story. The Nine Tailors is considered by many to be Dorothy Sayers finest literary achievement

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The first UK edition by Victor Gollancz, Inc. London was published in 1934. The UK edition has a yellow dust jacket printed in black, a blank front flap and three ads on the rear flap. The rear panel contains an ad for Anthony Adverse and "Publication Date: January 8Th 1934" at the top with a comment by Noel Coward at the bottom. The first US edition was published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, NYin 1934. The first issue dust jacket has a church and moon on the front panel, a Dashiel Hammett blurb at bottom of rear panel with five titles above, and a $2 price on the bottom of front flap.

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