Why are you reading this book?
What is the first line?
The coil of rope which it is necessary to hold in the hand, before, and whilst raising a bell, always puzzles a learner; it gets into his face, and perhaps round his neck (in which case he may be hanged!). -Troyte on Change-Ringing
Describe the book in haiku form:
small town, local church
you will google change-ringing
where’s the dead person?
What will you do with it now?
keep for reference
keep and loan out to friends
x keep to read again & again & again x
post to paperbackswap.com
throw it away
Anything else you’d like to say?
I love how Sayers teases us by waiting so long to reveal a dead body. This one didn’t come until the second half of the book, at which point I was so caught up in the characters and their stories that I forgot to detect.