Coomes, David Dorothy L. Sayers: A Careless Rage for Life
Oxford Lion Publishing 1992 0745919227 / 9780745919225 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket
242 pp. plus bibliography, notes author's acknowledgements, index. PO's name on pastedown, light spotting on to edge. A bright, attractive copy.
"Known to millions as the creator of Lord Peter Wimsey and the bestselling author of a dozen detective novels, Dorothy Leigh Sayers was in reality a complex woman-moved, she said, by a 'careless rage for life'. The elusive mystery of the real person behind the public figure makes Sayers an attractive choice for the biographer. It is her own distinctive voice, the fact that she is allowed to speak for herself through extensive quotation from the letters, which sets David Coomes' biography apart and makes it so memorable, so enjoyable, so honest."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall