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A notable novelist, translator and playwright, she is best known for her Lord Peter Wimsey series and other works of detective fiction. She considered her translation of Dante’s The Divine Comedy to be her finest work.
She attended Somerville College, Oxford and included elements of her university experience in her 1935 novel, Gaudy Night. She published her first literary work– a poetry collection–in 1916.
In addition to writings books, she penned memorable jingles for advertising agencies.
How did Dorothy L. Sayers die?
Dorothy L. Sayers' death was caused by Coronary thrombosis.
She was 64 years old. Miss Sayers was found early today in the hall of her house by her gardener. A post- mortem examination determined that she had died of a coronary thrombosis.
|Cause of death||Coronary thrombosis|
|Age of death||64 years|
|Birthday||June 13, 1893|
|Death date||December 17, 1957|
|Place of death||Witham, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away."Dorothy L. Sayers
"Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force."Dorothy L. Sayers
"As I grow older and older, And totter toward the tomb, I find that I care less and less, Who goes to bed with whom."Dorothy L. Sayers
"The only sin passion can commit is to be joyless."Dorothy L. Sayers
"Every time a man expects, as he says, his money to work for him, he is expecting other people to work for him."Dorothy L. Sayers