Nine Tailors

Nine Tailors

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Item #: 006932
ISBN: 9780156658997
Grades: 7-AD

Product Description:

Many homeschoolers are familiar with Dorothy Sayers because of her writings concerning education, and many know her for creating the Peter Wimsey mysteries. This Sayers novel is considered by many to be in the top five mystery novels of all time. It takes place in an English village and is full of memorable characters like the arrogant and finicky detective Lord Peter Wimsey, his faithful servant Bunter, a rector at the local church, the French wife of a thief, and many other assorted odd characters. The writing is witty and filled with dry humor, and all the elements of a classic mystery exist. With a missing emerald necklace, shady townspeople, and secrets hidden in the rings of church bells, this novel will keep you entertained and guessing until the surprising and satisfying conclusion. 398 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

Category Description for Veritas Press Omnibus Programs:

From the captivating introductory question "Why study this stuff?" to the glorious full-color artwork representations to the sheer comprehensiveness of the coverage, I am enthralled with these books. Omnibus is Latin for "all encompassing; everything." The publishers couldn't have picked a better

First Semester Primary Books: Beowulf, Confessions, Ecclesiastical History of the English People, Eusebius, The Church History, On the Incarnation of Our Lord, Rule of St. Benedict in English, The Song of Roland.

First Semester Secondary: The Dragon and the Raven, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Hobbit, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Nine Tailors.

Second Semester Primary: The Bondage of the Will, The Canterbury Tales, The Divine Comedy, Inferno, History of the Kings of Britain, Macbeth, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Second Semester Secondary: Henry V, King Richard III, The Return of the King, The Two Towers, Winning His Spurs.

Category Description for Veritas History Programs:

Instead of isolating Bible and Christian history from what was happening in the rest of the world, the folks at Veritas aim to incorporate it. They offer four different history time periods (each aimed at a different grade level and designed to take one school year) which take students from creation to the present. The program originally had three parts: teacher's manual, history cards (an absolutely essential element of the curriculum) and a memory song on audio CD. The song is sung by a woman with a pleasant voice at varying tempos and is designed as a type of auditory time line. The history cards are fantastic! They have many interesting facets (the more you study them, the more you learn). The cards from the various time periods are color coded and numbered - there are 32 cards in each pack. If the cards also relate to Bible history they have another color and another number. Each card has a picture (usually in full color) representing what it is about. For example, the card for Creation has a reproduction of the Creation of the sun and moon from the Sistine Chapel Ceiling by Michelangelo. Many of the other pictures on the other cards are famous paintings as well. Each card has a

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Series Title
Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.
General Adult
Dorothy Sayers
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Harcourt, Brace and Company
0.85 (lbs.)
7.96" x 5.3" x 1.02"
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Elizabeth N on Aug 30, 2019
Hoping for the same quality as the Bakers Family mysteries.
Katina B on Nov 30, 2015
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Elizabeth N on Aug 30, 2019
Need for Veritas Press Omnibus II Secondary Course.
Lisa B on Dec 1, 2015
Hoping for the same quality as the Bakers Family mysteries.
Katina B on Nov 30, 2015
Need for Veritas Press Omnibus II Secondary Course.
Lisa B on Dec 1, 2015
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