Volunteers outside the USA: Dorothy L. Sayers died in 1957. This person's work may still be protected by copyright in countries where copyright duration is determined by the author's death date. In Europe this is 70 years; in Canada it is 50 years; and in Australia it is 70 years for authors who died after 1955.
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/58820In Dorothy Sayers' first Lord Peter Wimsey novel, our brilliant and eccentric hero must solve the case of the murder of Sir Reuben Levy - that is, if he is actually dead. And WHOSE BODY is in poor Mr. Thipps's bathtub? Witty, engaging, and complex, Lord Peter has been entertaining mystery lovers for generations. This version is presented as a dramatic reading, (Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi)
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Genres for the project: Dramatic Readings; General Fiction/Published 1900 onward; Literary Fiction
Keywords that describe the book: Mystery, dramatic reading
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