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Whose Body?: A Lord Peter Wimsey Novel Summary
Dorothy L. Sayers

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Whose Body?: A Lord Peter Wimsey Novel Summary

Plot Summary

Lord Peter Wimsey is headed for a book auction when he learns from his mother that a corpse has been found in the bathtub of a local architect. Peter, an amateur sleuth, promptly makes arrangements to send his manservant, Bunter, to the auction in his stead and to go to the scene of the corpse. He arrives while the police are gone and the owner of the house, Mr. Thipps, grants Peter access to the bathroom. There he finds a nude man wearing nothing but a pair of expensive glasses, carefully arranged in the tub. The police soon come to the conclusion that Mr. Thipps, his servant named Gladys, her boyfriend William, or some combination of the three, are responsible for the man's death.

Meanwhile, a man has been reported missing, Mr. Reuben Levy. He is a financier and left the house without any clothing. The man investigating...

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