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Compare similar products. You Are Viewing. Trending Price New. Dorothy Sayers's impressive reputation as a contemporary master of the classic detective story is eclipsed only by Agatha Christie's.
Sayers was born in Oxford and attended Somerville College, where she received a B. During that period, Sayers worked as an instructor of modern languages at Hull High School for Girls in Yorkshire and as a reader for a publisher in Oxford. Her early literary work was in poetry; she published several volumes and served as an editor for the journal Oxford Poetry from to Sayers also worked as a copywriter for a major advertising firm in London. She was president of the Modern Language Association from to and of the Detection Club in the s. Around Sayers developed the idea for her detective hero Lord Peter Wimsey, and she soon published her first mystery, Whose Body?
For the next dozen or so years, Sayers wrote prolifically about Wimsey, creating in the process what many critics of the genre consider to be the finest detective novels in the English language. Perhaps her most famous Wimsey mystery was The Nine Tailors Although Sayers essentially followed the classic form in her detective fictiona formula in which the plot assumes a greater importance than do the charactersSayers maintained that a detective hero's greatness depended on how effectively the character was portrayed.
All but one of Sayers's mysteries feature Lord Peter Wimsey. By the late s, Sayers had apparently tired of writing detective fiction. She stated in that she would write no more mysteries, that she wrote detective fiction only when she was young and in need of money.
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Thus saying, Sayers turned her attention to her early loves, medieval and religious literature, spending her remaining years lecturing on and translating Dante see Vol. Have His Carcase.
Dorothy Leigh Sayers.