Whose Body Author:Dorothy L. Sayers Whose body? Indeed, it was difficult to say. There was a prominent financier missing, but it was not the kind of body a financier would have. What's more, the face appeared to have been shaved after death. Enter Lord Peter Wimsey, that charming man-about-town, who, in his first murder case, untangles the ghastly mystery of the corpse in the bath.