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Dorothy L Sayers

(Dorothy Leigh Sayers)
UK (1893 - 1957)

Dorothy L. Sayers is the author of novels, short stories, poetry collections, essays, reviews and translations. Although she was a noted Christian scholar, she is most known for her detective fiction. Born in 1893, she was one of the first women to be awarded a degree from Oxford University. Her first book featuring Lord Peter Wimsey, Whose Body?, was published in 1923 and over the next 20 years more novels and short stories about the aristocratic amateur sleuth appeared. Dorothy L. Sayers is recognized as one of the greatest mystery writers of the 20th century.

Genres: Mystery, Historical

Anthologies edited

Non fiction

Anthologies containing stories by Dorothy L Sayers

Short stories
Bitter Almonds
The Image in the Mirror
A Matter of Taste
The Necklace of Pearls
One Too Many
The Cave of Ali Baba (1928)
The Cyprian Cat (1933)
Absolutely Elsewhere (1934)

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