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How Dorothy Leigh Sayers Overcame The Obsticles In Her Life

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“She always says, my lord that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away.”(Sayers) Dorothy Leigh Sayers was an ambition woman whom, had went through ultimate struggle in life. Some of her books are “Whose Body”, “Gaudy Night” and a view plays such as “The Zeal of Thy House”, “The Emperor Constantine.” Neither, the less she overcame those obstacles. She started writing mystery novels, and religion novels and plays.
Dorothy Leigh Sayers was born in Oxford, England on June 13, 1893. During her childhood she was living in a hunting dons hire. She went Gold Dolphin School and won a scholarship to Somerville College and graduated from Oxford University. While living with her parents, being the only child her father was a time headmaster and he had a church with very little people. Her private life was not always thriving as her public life. She fell in love with a man who rejected her when she refuses to sleep with him. A couple of years later she became sexual involved with a car salesman and got pregnant. Her son was raised by a family member and was kept a secret until 1975. When her son was two year’s old she married Oswald Antony Fleming who adopted her son.
Mrs. Sayers’s first book of poetry was published in 1916 by Blackwell Publishing in Oxford. She joined Blackwell’s, the oxford publishers and then became a copywriter at Bensons,(London advertising firm), She hit the big time really quickly, being responsible for a successful national campaign for Colman’s mustard; she held the public’s interest in the product by telling stories. Sayers’ employment at Benson’s as the copywriter lasted ten year’s. Then, she pursues to become a teacher and starts teaching in several locations including France. Her first novel was written between 1920-1921. The plot for “Whose Body?” ...

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