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Talking of Dorothy L. Sayers.

Dorothy L. Sayers Historical and Literary Society.

Talking of Dorothy L. Sayers.

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Published by Dorothy L. Sayers Historical and Literary Society in [Witham, Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sayers, Dorothy L. 1893-1957.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Detective and mystery stories -- Authorship.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6037.A95 Z64 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p. ;
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4235223M
    LC Control Number80515871


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Sayers. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this mystery, fiction story are Lord Peter Death Bredon Wimsey /5.

The Book: Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers was published in According to Wikipedia the relationship between Harriet and her lover was inspired by Sayers’ own fraught relationship with fellow-author John Cournos. Cournos wanted her to ignore social mores and live with him without marriage, but she wanted to marry and have children.

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17,Witham, Essex), English scholar and writer whose numerous mystery stories featuring the witty and charming Lord Peter Wimsey combined the attractions of scholarly erudition and cultural small talk with the puzzle of detection.

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Sayers: 'Facts are like cows. If you look them in the face long enough, they generally run away.', 'Wherever you find a great man, you will find a great mother or a great wife standing behind him -- or so they used to say.

It would be interesting to know how many great women have had great fathers and husbands behind them.', and 'A man once asked me how I managed.

On page 11 of "Dorothy L. Sayers: The Centenary Celebration", she criticized Brabazon for "his complacent acceptance of Sayers's anti-Semitism, which, expressed mainly in private letters, need not have been so ardently defended." She writes that Sayers disliked the "Jewish religion because of its refusal to recognize Jesus as the savior.".

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