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"Those who make some other person their job... are dangerous." -- Dorothy L. Sayers
Dorothy Leigh Sayers (usually pronounced , although Sayers herself preferred and encouraged the use of her middle initial to facilitate this pronunciation) (Oxford, 13 June 1893 — Witham, 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer, poet, playwright, essayist, translator and Christian humanist. She was also a student of classical and modern languages. She is best known for her mysteries, a series of novels and short stories set between World War I and World War II that feature English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey. However, Sayers herself considered her translation of Dante's Divina Commedia to be her best work. She is also known for her plays and essays.

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Total Books: 570
Clouds of Witness Detective Book the Second Lord Peter Wimsey Murder Mystery  Original 1926 Edition
Bodies from the Library 3
2022 - Bodies From the Library 3 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780008380960
ISBN-10: 0008380961
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Clouds of Witness
2021 - Clouds of Witness (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781774641590
ISBN-10: 1774641593
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Whose Body
2020 - Whose Body [Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781945186776
ISBN-10: 1945186771
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Gaudy Night A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery with Harriet Vane
2019 - Gaudy Night a Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery with Harriet Vane [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062957467
ISBN-10: 0062957465
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Whose Body A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery
2019 - Whose Body a Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781733561686
ISBN-10: 1733561684
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Ask a Policeman
2019 - Ask a Policeman (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780008283179
ISBN-10: 0008283176
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Six Against the Yard
2019 - Six Against the Yard (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780008283186
ISBN-10: 0008283184
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Anatomy of Murder
2019 - The Anatomy of Murder (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780008283193
ISBN-10: 0008283192
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Whose Body The First Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery
2019 - Whose Body the First Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery [Vintage Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780525565116
ISBN-10: 0525565116
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Whose Body By Dorothy L Sayers
2019 - Whose Body By Dorothy L Sayers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781794229075
ISBN-10: 1794229078
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Whose Body The Singular Adventure of the Man with the Golden PinceNez A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery
The Gospel in Dorothy L Sayers Selections from Her Novels Plays Letters and Essays
Plough Quarterly No 18  The Art of Community
2018 - Plough Quarterly No 18 the Art of Community (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780874860573
ISBN-10: 0874860571
Genres: Arts & Photography, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Lord Peter Wimsey BBC Radio Drama Collection Vol 1
Lord Peter Wimsey BBC Radio Drama Collection Volume 2
The Floating Admiral
2017 - The Floating Admiral (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780008210687
ISBN-10: 0008210683
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Taking Detective Stories Seriously The Collected Crime Reviews of Dorothy L Sayers
In the Teeth of the Evidence
2017 - In the Teeth of the Evidence [Lord Peter Wimsey] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781473621428
ISBN-10: 1473621429
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Mind of the Maker
2016 - The Mind of the Maker (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781520215181
ISBN-10: 1520215185
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
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The Lost Tools of Learning Symposium on Education
2016 - The Lost Tools of Learning Symposium on Education (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781520144771
ISBN-10: 1520144776
Genre: Education & Teaching
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2016 - Lord Peter VIews the Body Lord Peter Wimsey Book 5 [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries] (Paperback)
2014 - The Five Red Herrings [Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 7] (Paperback)Paperback
2014 - Thrones Dominations [Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback
2014 - Strong Poison [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries - Audio Theater Dramatization] (Audio CD)
2014 - Gaudy Night [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries - Audio Theater Dramatization] (Audio CD)
2014 - Five Red Herrings [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries - Audio Theater Dramatization] (Audio CD)
2014 - Murder Must Advertise [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries - Audio Theater Dramatization] (Audio CD)
2014 - The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries - Audio Theater Dramatization] (Audio CD)
2014 - Unnatural Death [Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback
2012 - A Presumption of Death [Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2012 - Busman's Honeymoon [Peter Wimsey, Bk 13] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Whose Body with Ebook [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries] (Audio CD)
2009 - Lord Peter VIews the Body [Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 4 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2008 - Luna De Miel [Busman's Honeymoon - Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 13 - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
2007 - Cadaver Para Harriet Vane Un [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - Veneno Mortal / Deadly Poison [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
2006 - El Misterio Del Bellona Club [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - The Nine Tailors [Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery] (Other)
2004 - Five Red Herrings and Murder Must Advertise [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries] (Audio Cassette)
2004 - Op I (Paperback)
2004 - Mord in Mageren Zeiten [A Presumption of Death - Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane, Bk 2 - German Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - In the Teeth of the Evidence and Other Stories [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries Audio] (Audio Cassette)
2002 - Striding Folly [Mystery Masters Series] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Audio CD
2002 - Thema Weltreligionen Islam [Lernmaterialien] (Paperback)
2002 - Hochzeit Kommt Vor Dem Fall [Busman's Honeymoon - Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 13 - German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2001 - Noces De Crime [Busman's Honeymoon - Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 13 - French Edition] (Paperback)
1999 - Creed or Chaos Why Christians Must Choose Either Dogma or Disaster [Or, Why It Really Does Matter What You Believe] (Paperback)
1999 - Great Detective Stories [Lernmaterialien] (Paperback)
1998 - The Letters of Dorothy L Sayers 19371943 From Novelist to Playwright [Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers, 1937-1943] (Hardcover)
1996 - Hangman's Holiday [Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 9 - Audio Cassette - Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)
1995 - Unnatural Death [Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback
1994 - Krbes (Paperback)
1989 - Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club [Windsor Selections] (Hardcover)
1987 - Scoop (Paperback)Paperback
1987 - Die Letzte Fahrt Des Admirals [The Floating Admiral - German Edition] (Paperback)
1987 - Clouds of Witness [Lord Peter Wimsey] (Paperback)
1987 - Unnatural Death [Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback
1987 - Strong Poison [Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 6] (Paperback)Paperback
1986 - Busman's Honeymoon [Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 13] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
1975 - Dragon's Head [Graded Readers] (Paperback)
1970 - Introductory Papers on Dante [Methuen library reprints] (Hardcover)
1966 - Clouds of Witness [Lord Peter Wimsey, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Zeal of Thy House [Modern Classics] (Hardcover)
Double Death a Murder Story [Lythway Large Print Series] (Hardcover)
Nine Tailors [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries] (Audio Cassette)
Busman's Honeymoon 2 Cds [Full Cast Dramatization - Unabridged Library Edition] (Audio CD)
Striding Folly Lord Peter Wimsey Book 15 [Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries] (Paperback)
Three Radio Plays [Text in Persian] (Paperback)