Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh) 1893-1957
Most widely held works about Dorothy L Sayers
Most widely held works by Dorothy L Sayers
The nine tailors by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
169 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 2,741 libraries worldwide
When the parish church bells toll out the death of an unknown man, Lord Peter investigates the sinister affair.
Clouds of witness by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
162 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,582 libraries worldwide
Lord Peter is on vacation when he hears that a dead body has been found at the Wimsey family retreat, and that Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver, is being held for the crime. The dead man? Their sister's fiancé. Lord Peter must clear his brother's name to avoid the death penalty. There is overwhelming circumstantial evidence against the Duke, but Lord Peter firmly believes that his brother is innocent and begins his own investigation into the murder. Can Lord Peter find the truth in time to save his brother and the family name?
Gaudy night by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
171 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 2,428 libraries worldwide
Returning to Oxford for a reunion dinner at her old college, Harriet Vane is delighted to be back in familiar, beloved surroundings. The idyllic return is shattered by a series of nasty messages referring to her earlier trial for murder.
Strong poison by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
205 editions published between 1930 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 2,419 libraries worldwide
Dashing detective Lord Peter Wimsey is caught up in the murder trial of mystery writer Harriet Vane. Her fiance has died of poisoning exactly as described in one of Harriet's novels -- so naturally she is the prime suspect. As Peter looks on, he not only falls in love with the accused but eagerly helps with Harriet's defense when the first trial ends in a hung jury. Will she be convicted and executed for the crime, or can he save her life and win her hand in marriage? Strong Poison is the first of a series of Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane mysteries in which their complex romantic relationship is revealed in detail. This classic was originally published in 1930.
Whose body by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
192 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 2,167 libraries worldwide
In his first murder case, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the bizarre case of a corpse in the bathtub.
The five red herrings by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
163 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 2,058 libraries worldwide
The supposedly accidental death of a painter who was disliked in his Scottish village sends a concerned villager in search of the truth.
Murder must advertise by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
202 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 2,057 libraries worldwide
Lord Peter Wimsey is called to a London advertising agency after an employee takes a fatal tumble down the stairs, and soon he finds himself investigating a bizarre series of murders involving cocaine, sex, and blackmail.
Thrones, dominations by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
37 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,017 libraries worldwide
In the process of discussing with her husband the plot of her latest novel, mystery writer Lady Wimsey finds the solution to a real-life murder. The novel is an unfinished 1930s manuscript by British writer Sayers, completed by Walsh on the basis of the outline.
Unnatural death by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
156 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,969 libraries worldwide
When both Agatha Dawson and then her maid are murdered, Lord Peter Wimsey must work fast in discovering what goes on in the mysterious Mrs. Forrest's Mayfair flat.
Lord Peter; a collection of all the Lord Peter Wimsey stories by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and held by 1,936 libraries worldwide
Have his carcase by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
129 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,854 libraries worldwide
This is the second of Sayer's famous mystery series to involve Harriet Vane, the independent writer with whom Lord Peter Wimsey falls in love. This time Harriet stumbles across a body on a lonely beach, and Lord Peter rides to the rescue.
The unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
173 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
As Lord Peter unravels some strange aspects of the case, he concludes that the general was murdered.
A presumption of death by Jill Paton Walsh ( Book )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,583 libraries worldwide
Drawing on the events of "The Wimsey Papers," a tale set during the Blitz in 1940 London finds Lord Peter conducting secret business for the Foreign Office, while Harriet, caring for the family, is shocked by the murder of a young Land Girl.
The comedy of Dante Alighieri, the Florentine by Dante Alighieri ( Book )
41 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
Guided by the poet Virgil, Dante plunges to the very depths of Hell and embarks on his arduous journey towards God. Together they descend through the twenty-four circles of the underworld and encounter the tormented souls of the damned - from heretics and pagans to gluttons, criminals and seducers - who tell of their sad fates and predict events still to come in Dante's life. In this first part of his Divine Comedy, Dante fused satire and humour with intellect and soaring passion to create an immortal Christian allegory of mankind's search for self-knowledge and spiritual enlightenment.-Back cover.
The mind of the Maker by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
51 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,439 libraries worldwide
Dorothy L Sayers' great lay contemporaries in the Church of England were T.S. Eliot, C.S. Lewis and Charles Williams, but none of them wrote a book quite like The Mind of the Maker. In this crisp, elegant exercise in theology, Sayers illuminates the doctrine of the Trinity by relating it to the process of writing fiction, a process about which she could speak with complete authority. She illustrates her thesis with many examples drawn from her own books, and even illuminates the Christian heresies by analysing certain failures of creation which regularly occur in literature. This marvellous c.
The whimsical Christian : 18 essays by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
14 editions published between 1969 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,347 libraries worldwide
Busman's honeymoon : a love story with detective interruptions by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
13 editions published between 1950 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
Lord Peter and his mystery-writer bride, Harriet Vane, are forced to postpone their relaxing country honeymoon when they find a startling surprise in the cellar of their new estate: a corpse.
In the teeth of the evidence by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
110 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
Lord Peter Wimsey never has to seek out mysteries, they just seem to happen around him.
The documents in the case by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
95 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
The grotesquely grinning corpse in the Devonshire shack was of a man who had died horribly-with a dish of mushrooms at his side. His body contained enough death-dealing muscarine to kill thirty people. Why would an expert on fungi feast on a large quantity of this particularly poisonous species? a clue to the brilliant murderer, who had baffled the best minds in london, was hidden in a series of letters and documents that no one seemed to care about, except the dead man's son.
Hangman's holiday by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
88 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 1,216 libraries worldwide
N. May reads Dorothy L. Sayers' twelve mysteries.
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Fleming, Dorothy 1893-1957
Fleming, Dorothy Leigh Sayers, 1893-1957
Leigh, Johanna, 1893-1957
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Sayers, Dorothy, 1893-1957
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Сэйерс, Дорoти Л., 1893-1957
Сэйерс, Дороти Л., 1893-1957
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Сэйерс, Дорoти Л
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