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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Dorothy L. Sayers

1893 - 1957

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2018
1. Dorothy L. Sayers Marker
Inscription.
Writer of
Detective Stories
lived here
1921-1929


 
Erected 2000 by English Heritage.
 
Location. 51° 31.305′ N, 0° 7.029′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Great James Street and Northington Street, on the left when traveling north on Great James Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Great James Street, London Borough of Camden, England WC1N 3ES, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The White Conduit (within shouting distance of this marker); John Howard (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby (about 180 meters away); Benjamin Disraeli (about 180 meters away); Charles Dickens (about 210 meters away); Sydney Smith (about 210 meters away); Rosetti, Morris, and Burne-Jones (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Horizon Magazine (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Also see . . .  Dorothy L. Sayers (Wikipedia). "Dorothy Leigh Sayers (13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer and
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2018
2. Dorothy L. Sayers Marker - Wide View
poet. She was also a student of classical and modern languages....She is best known for her mysteries, a series of novels and short stories set between the First and Second World Wars that feature English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey, which remain popular to this day. However, Sayers herself considered her translation of Dante's Divine Comedy to be her best work. She is also known for her plays, literary criticism, and essays." (Submitted on April 17, 2018.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicWomen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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