About the Author
Dorothy L. Sayers (June 13, 1893-December 17, 1957) was a British writer, playwright, essayist and translator. She was one of the "big four" mystery writers during the "Golden Age" of British detective fiction, the period between the two world wars. Oxford educated, Sayers later worked in advertising working as the copywriter for campaigns for Coleman's mustard and Guiness, before turning to detective fiction full time. Later in life she did a translation of Dante's Divine Comedy.