Item #352436 Gaudy Night. Dorothy L. Sayers.
Gaudy Night
Gaudy Night

Gaudy Night.

London: Victor Gollancz, 1935.

First edition. 483 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Black cloth. Near fine, fresh copy without the rare dust jacket (spine title slightly rubbed) Gilbert A21. Item #352436

Attractive copy of this mystery featuring Harriet Vane and Lord Peter Wimsey, set in the fictional Shrewsbury College at Oxford University, during the women’s college Gaudy or reunion in the summer of 1935.

“Did even feminists consider Dorothy Sayers a ‘serious’ twentieth-century novelist until they discovered Gaudy Night? I know many who didn’t (I was one)” — Joanna Russ, How to Suppress Women’s Writing.

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