ibmiller (ibmiller) wrote in murderssoeasy,

Introductory Post

Well, I hope someone (at least one) reads this.

I've been a huge fan of Lord Peter Wimsey (and rabid Peter/Harriet shipper) since I first read the books when I was about fourteen. My favorite books of the series are Gaudy Night, Murder Must Advertise, Busman's Honeymoon, and Clouds of Witness (for Parker/Mary shipping).

I thought author Connie Willis (To Say Nothing of the Dog, Doomsday Book) made an interesting point when she said that Sayers wasn't trying to write great detective novels, but write a great love story instead. I'm not sure that's it, but I think it hits at the way Sayers brought psychological and emotional realism into her work which is absent from most of her contemporaries.

Perhaps reviews of each book would garner some discussion? Hopefully?

Oh, and while I enjoyed Thrones, Dominations (though I totally can tell most of the additions/completions), I loathed a Presumption of Death (clumsy and derivative and disrespectful to the culture and original work).

So, anyone here?
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