Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Monday, February 03, 2014
Jill Paton Walsh on Lord Peter Wimsey.
Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter
Wimsey in "Clouds of Witness"
On the BBC Radio 4 program Open Book, Jill Paton Walsh—who completed Dorothy L. Sayers's Thrones, Dominations—discusses why readers remain devoted to Sayers's sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey. Walsh considers Wimsey an early feminist.