How Dorothy L. Sayers Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Dorothy L. Sayers reached the respectable age of 64 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous novelist.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

Information about the death of Dorothy L. Sayers
Cause of deathCoronary thrombosis
Age of death64 years
ProfessionNovelist
BirthdayJune 13, 1893
Death dateDecember 17, 1957
Place of deathWitham, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

"She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away."

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"Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force."

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"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."

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"The only sin passion can commit is to be joyless."

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"Every time a man expects, as he says, his money to work for him, he is expecting other people to work for him."

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