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Dorothy L. Sayers

Dorothy L. SayersAKA Dorothy Leigh Sayers

Born: 13-Jun-1893
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: 17-Dec-1957
Location of death: Witham, Essex, England
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Female
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Lord Peter Wimsey detective novels

Father: Henry Sayers (clergyman)
Mother: Helen May Leigh
Boyfriend: Bill White (motorcycle gang member, dated 1920s)
Son: John Anthony (b. 3-Jan-1924, out of wedlock, d. 1984)
Husband: Oswald Atherton Fleming (journalist, m. 13-Apr-1926, d. 9-Jun-1950)

    University: Medieval Literature, Somerville College, Oxford University (1915)

Author of books:
Whose Body? (1923, Wimsey novel)
Clouds of Witness (1926, Wimsey novel)
Unnatural Death (1927, Wimsey novel, American title The Dawson Pedigree)
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1928, Wimsey novel)
Lord Peter Views the Body (1928, Wimsey novel)
Strong Poison (1930, Wimsey novel)
The Five Red Herrings (1931, Wimsey novel, American title Suspicious Characters)
Have His Carcase (1932, Wimsey novel)
Hangman's Holiday (1933, Wimsey novel)
Murder Must Advertise (1933, Wimsey novel)
The Nine Tailors (1934, Wimsey novel)
Gaudy Night (1935, Wimsey novel)
Busman's Honeymoon (1937, Wimsey novel)
In the Teeth of the Evidence (1939, Wimsey novel)

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