The Documents in the Case Author:Dorothy L. Sayers The grotesquely grinning corpse in the Devonshire shack was a man who died horribly -- with a dish of mushrooms at his side. His body contained enough death-dealing muscarine to kill 30 people. Why would an expert on fungi feast on a large quantity of this particularly poisonous species. A clue to the brilliant murderer, who had baffled the best... more » minds in London, was hidden in a series of letters and documents that no one seemed to care about, except the dead man's son.« less
The Documents in the case seemed to be a simple collection of love notes and letters home. Yet they concealed a clue to the brilliant murderer who baffled the best minds in London, and might have outfoxed Lord Peter Wimsey as well.