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Dorothy L. Sayers D L Sayers and her doorcase

Plaque: Dorothy L. Sayers

Erection date: 2000

Inscription

Dorothy L Sayers, 1893 - 1957, writer of detective stories, lived here, 1921 - 1929.
English Heritage

Unveiled by P.D. James in August 2000.

Site: D L Sayers and her doorcase (2 memorials)

WC1, Great James Street, 23-24

Our photo of the house seems to have caught the local street sweepers convention.

Sayers described her flat here, as "a delightful set of three rooms". While living here she published her first novel "Whose Body?" which introduced Lord Peter Wimsey.

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Dorothy L. Sayers

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Dorothy L Sayers

Writer of detective stories, many featuring Lord Peter Wiimsey. See also her ...

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P. D. James

Writer. Born Phyllis Dorothy James in Oxford. Best known for her crime novels...

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Doorcase

This small brass plaque is attached to the panelling beside the door, near th...

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