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Thread #23696 Message #3599822
Posted By: MGM·Lion
09-Feb-14 - 01:55 PM
Thread Name: Whistling Gypsy - prejudice?
Subject: RE: Whistling Gypsy - prejudice?
Several of Dorothy L Sayers 1930s detective short stories, apart from the better-known Lord Peter Wimsey series, feature one Montague Egg, an observant "traveller in wines & spirits" -- a respectable and hardworking young middle-class salesman, well-known at the pubs, hotels and catering establishments which he visits, always by appointment.