Gaudy Night Author:Dorothy L Sayers Gaudy Night is a time when all manner of strange things happen, but never so strange as when Harriet Vane returned to Oxford. She was confronted with poison pen letters, loathsome drawings, scrawled obsenities, and attempted murder. Only her old friend and lover, Lord Peter Whimsy could rescue her from the madness of that night. — "Gaudy night ... more »stands out even among Dorothy L. Sayers' novels. And sthe has long stood out in a class by herself"