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  There are 21 quizzes and 245 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Lord Peter Who's Who

What do you know about secondary characters in Dorothy L Sayers' "Lord Peter Wimsey" stories? Bunter, Harriet, Parker, and more...
Easy (10 qns)
agony
Mar 08 13
303 plays
2
Harriet and Peter - A Love Story

Dorothy L Sayers' aristocratic sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey, marries Harriet Vane - eventually! I thought I'd write a quiz about them, their courtship and marriage. Enjoy!
Average (15 qns)
Quiz_Beagle
Nov 17 06
876 plays
3
Dorothy L Sayers' Montague Egg

Dorothy L Sayers, who created Lord Peter Wimsey, also wrote a number of stories about Montague Egg. Why not give this quiz a whirl? After all, as Monty would say, "Don't let the smallest chance slip by; you never know until you try." Warning - Spoilers!
Average (10 qns)
agony
Mar 27 04
252 plays
4
Monty Egg and His Rhyming Couplets

Dorothy L Sayers, the creator of Lord Peter Wimsey, also created the detective Montague Egg, a travelling salesman fond of rhyming couplets. This quiz is about him - enjoy!
Average (15 qns)
Quiz_Beagle
Dec 24 06
315 plays
5
About Lord Peter

These are personal questions about Lord Peter Wimsey, the hero of Dorothy L. Sayers' detective novels, and about some of those close to him.
Average (10 qns)
Ampelos
Aug 30 14
213 plays
6
Murder Must Advertise

Drawing on her own working knowledge of advertising copywriting, Dorothy L Sayers sends Lord Peter Wimsey to try his hand at both detection and earning his own living!
Average (10 qns)
alis1956
Feb 20 04
732 plays
7
Poetry in Dorothy L Sayers' novels

Dorothy L. Sayers' novels are full of quotes from beautiful and interesting poems. This quiz tests your knowledge of the poems and the novels in which they appear.
Average (10 qns)
rosC
Jun 18 04
465 plays
8
Harriet Vane

I fell in love with Harriet Vane right along with Lord Peter Wimsey. Here are a few questions on this unforgettable character, created by the mystery maven Dorothy L. Sayers.
Average (10 qns)
pryncessr1
Apr 16 04
795 plays
9
Busman's Honeymoon

At last! Lord Peter marries his long pursued Harriet, and scorning foreign destinations, sets out to honeymoon in their new country residence. A peaceful end? Not quite: bodies continue to pursue the detective and his novelist wife.
Average (15 qns)
alis1956
Mar 14 04
747 plays
10
Wimsey and Vane: Have His Carcase

"Have His Carcase" is the second Dorothy Sayers book with the Harriet Vane character. If you know the work, you should do well. This quiz contains spoilers!
Average (10 qns)
mvcale
May 24 09
270 plays
11
More on "Gaudy Night" by Dorothy L. Sayers

"Gaudy Night" was published in 1935, and is the third novel featuring Harriet Vane, who is investigating some unpleasant happenings at her former Oxford College.
Average (10 qns)
Ampelos
Mar 08 13
153 plays
12
Gaudy Night

A reunion at Oxford University, a poison pen letter writer - and just when Harriet could do with his advice, Lord Peter Wimsey is out of the country. What can she do to help her old college? Will absence make the heart grow fonder?
Average (15 qns)
alis1956
Mar 29 04
795 plays
13
Clouds of Witness

Lord Peter Wimsey faces a dilemma: in solving this murder, will he have to denounce his brother or his sister as murderer? The second of D L Sayers' Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries..., published 1926
Average (10 qns)
alis1956
Feb 21 04
483 plays
14
Strong Poison

Published in 1930, this novel introduces Harriet Vane, on trial for murdering her lover. Lord Peter's motives for trying to prove her innocent are less altruistic than usual: he has fallen in love with the prisoner...
Average (10 qns)
alis1956
Feb 22 04
657 plays
15
Lord Peter Wimsey Novels

Dorothy Leigh Sayers wrote eleven Lord Peter Wimsey novels and a large number of short stories featuring her aristocratic sleuth. This quiz tests your knowledge of the full-length Wimsey novels.
Average (20 qns)
quizman777
Aug 29 03
1110 plays
16
Five Red Herrings

It seemed that almost everyone had a reason to want Campbell dead! But only six of the community had the necessary skills to fake a painting as a alibi.... five of them were red herrings. Lord Peter Wimsey has his work cut out to identify the murderer.
Tough (15 qns)
alis1956
Mar 11 04
630 plays
17
Lord Peter Wimsey 1

This is intended as an easy introduction to the Lord Peter Wimsey stories by Dorothy L. Sayers.
Easy (10 qns)
mnbates
Dec 04 02
1191 plays
18
Wimsey and Vane: Strong Poison

This novel introduces the Harriet Vane character as a mystery novelist in the dock. If you have not read this novel, you should know that this quiz contains spoilers.
Average (10 qns)
mvcale
May 25 09
255 plays
19
The "Lord Peter Wimsey" Mystery Series

This is a quiz on the "Lord Peter Wimsey" series of mystery books written by Dorothy L. Sayers. I give you info on the book and you name the title of the book. Warning: Spoilers!
Easy (10 qns)
broncosfans
Jan 15 07
543 plays
20
Dorothy L. Sayers Characters

I love the Lord Peter Wimsey books by Dorothy L. Sayers, and she's created some great characters. These questions are all about characters other than Lord Peter. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Lucy_Girl
Apr 14 03
810 plays
21
Complete this Dorothy L. Sayers Title

In her fame for her translation of Dante's "Divine Comedy", and her essay, "The Lost Tools of Learning", we often forget about her clever Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries. If you've read them, it should be no problem for you to complete the titles.
Easy (10 qns)
Lucy_Girl
Mar 03 03
945 plays
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