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The letters of Dorothy L. Sayers

Author: Dorothy L Sayers; Barbara Reynolds
Publisher: Cambridge : Dorothy L. Sayers Society, 1995-2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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C.S. Lewis said that Dorothy L. Sayers would be acclaimed as one of the great letter-writers of the twentieth century. His opinion is triumphantly confirmed in this collection of letters spanning Sayers's childhood and career as a detective novelist. Her letters to family, friends, and professional colleagues paint a vivid portrait of a serious, determined, and often very funny writer - not just the creator of Lord
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Dorothy L Sayers; Dorothy L Sayers; Dorothy L Sayers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy L Sayers; Barbara Reynolds
ISBN: 0340666366 9780340666364 0951800043 9780951800041 0951800051 9780951800058 095180006X 9780951800065 0951800078 9780951800072 0340536233 9780340536230 0312140010 9780312140014 0312181272 9780312181277
OCLC Number: 33439013
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 5 volumes : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1 1899-1936 : the making of a detective novelist --
v. 2 1937-1943 : from novelist to playwright --
v. 3 1944-1950 : a noble daring --
v. 4 1951-1957 : in the midst of life --
v. 5 Dorothy L. Sayers child and woman of her time. Preface / P.D. James --
1899-1908 Childhood --
1909-1911 School --
1912-1915 Oxford --
1916-1920 In Search of a Career --
1920-1925 The Difficult Years --
1926-1929 Marriage, Maturity and the Beginnings of Success --
1930-1936 Celebrated Author and Private Person.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: chosen and edited by Barbara Reynolds with a preface by P.D. James.

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