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Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Life and Soul By Barbara Reynolds

Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Life and Soul
by Barbara Reynolds

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Written with full access to Sayers's papers and photographs, this biography also draws from the author's own memories of her subject. Behind Sayers's public persona as creator of Lord Peter Wimsey, it reveals a joyful woman, and gives an account of the life of one of the greatest detective writers.
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Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Life and Soul: Her Life and Soul by Barbara Reynolds

Written with full access to Sayers's papers and photographs, this biography is also drawn from the author's own memories of her subject. Behind Sayers's public persona as creator of Lord Peter Wimsey, it reveals a joyful, lovable woman, and gives an account of the life of one of the greatest of all the golden age detective writers.

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About Barbara Reynolds


An Italian scholar and translator, Barbara Reynolds completed the translation of Dante's Divine Comedy which Dorothy L. Sayers left unfinished when she died. Dr Reynolds has told the story of this collaboration in The Passionate Intellect: Dorothy L. Sayers' Encounter with Dante. She has also translated Dante's La Vita Nuova and Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, and was the general editor of The Cambridge Italian Dictionary. More recently, Dr Reynolds founded the journal Seven, to which she has contributed articles on Dorothy L. Sayers. She is the President of the Dorothy L. Sayers Society, and has frequently lectured at the society's conferences. She is currently working on an edition of the Sayers letters, of which the first three volumes have now appeared.

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GOR002156393
Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Life and Soul: Her Life and Soul by Barbara Reynolds
Barbara Reynolds
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
1994-06-02
384
0340609079
9780340609071
N/A
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