Thanks for that information, Barbara.

And I know what you mean about the appeal of the Sayers inclusiveness (I love Gaudy Night for just that, with all the university atmosphere, though there's no murder and even the mystery isn't that central to my memory of the book). But I think you achieved it here in your own voice and pace: The Fourth Wall in particular is full of people's daily lives, the need to find someplace to eat after a performance or to see one's friends in their plays, and so on. As I said nearer the start of this thread, the fact that a number of scenes and characters aren't essential to the solution (but add a great deal) is one of its charms for me. I'm so glad you found room for all that even within the reduced length.