Harriet Vane

Harriet Vane

Harriet Deborah Vane, later Lady Peter Wimsey, is a fictional character in the works of British writer Dorothy L. Sayers (1893–1957).

Vane, a mystery writer, initially meets Lord Peter Wimsey when she is on trial for poisoning her lover (Strong Poison) — he falls in love with her and proposes marriage but she refuses to begin a relationship with him, traumatised as she is by her dead lover's treatment of her and her recent ordeal. In Have His Carcase she collaborates with Wimsey to solve a murder but still finds Wimsey to be overbearing and superficial. She eventually returns his love (Gaudy Night) and marries him (Busman's Honeymoon).

Read more about Harriet Vane:  Character Biography, Influences

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Harriet Vane - Influences
... Sayers consciously modelled Vane on herself, although perhaps not as closely as her fans (and even friends) sometimes thought ... Some view Vane as a stand-in for the author, although Vane has many more faults than most such characters ... She gave Harriet Vane, too, an Oxford education ...
List Of Fictional Books - S - Works Invented By Dorothy L. Sayers
... Harrison I to Hercules by Jack Munting In Gaudy Night A Study of Sheridan Le Fanu by Harriet Vane Death Twixt Wind and Water by Harriet Vane The Sands of Crime by Harriet Vane Gas-Filled Bulbs by ... Dalliance Serpent's Fang The Squeezed Lemon In Have His Carcase Murder By Degrees by Harriet Vane The Fountain Pen Mystery by Harriet Vane A Bid for a Throne The Girl who ...
Harriet Walter - Television - Drama
... Frances Carr Strong Poison (1987) – Harriet Vane Have His Carcase (1987) – Harriet Vane Gaudy Night (1987) – Harriet Vane La Nuit Miraculeuse (1989) Ashenden (1991, miniseries) – Giulia ...

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