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Works of Dorothy L Sayers

This is (the beginnings of) a complete list of all the published works of Dorothy L Sayers, in print and on audio or video tape/DVD. Where they are still in print, a publisher and list price are given.

DLS wrote so much, and her works have been republished so many times, that there are bound to be some omissions from this list. If you know of any additional titles or editions not listed, please let us know.

Books

Title Year of publication Publisher ISBN Format List price
Whose Body? 1923 Coronet 0340502215 Paperback £4.99
Clouds of Witness 1926 Coronet 0340502142 Paperback £4.99
Unnatural Death 1927 Coronet 0340502185 Paperback £4.99
Lord Peter Views the Body
(short stories)
1928 New English Library 0450564746 Hardback £15.99
Coronet 0340502231 Paperback £4.99
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club 1928 Coronet 0340502223 Paperback £5.99
The Documents in the Case 1930 Coronet 0340502207 Paperback £4.99
Strong Poison 1930 New English Library 0450549720 Hardback £14.99
Coronet 0340502274 Paperback £4.99
Five Red Herrings 1931 Coronet 0340502169 Paperback £4.99
Have His Carcase 1932 Coronet 0340502258 Paperback £4.99
New English Library 0450027120 Paperback £6.99
Hangman's Holiday
(short stories)
1933 Coronet 034050224X Paperback £5.99
Murder Must Advertise 1933 Coronet 0340502177 Paperback £5.99
The Nine Tailors 1934 Coronet 0340487682 Paperback £4.99
Gaudy Night 1935 Hodder 0340502266 Paperback £5.99
Busman's Honeymoon 1937 New English Library 0450018008 Paperback £5.99
The Greatest Drama Ever Staged 1938 Out of print
In the Teeth of the Evidence
(short stories)
1939 Out of print
Strong Meat 1939 Out of print
Begin Here 1940 Out of print
Creed or Chaos 1996 1940 Sophia Institute Press 091847731X Paperback £9.95
The Mind of the Maker 1971 1941 Greenwood Press 0837133726 Hardback £44.95
1994 Mowbray 0264673557 Paperback £9.99
Why Work? 1942 Out of print
The Man Born To Be King 1943 Ignatius Press 0898703077 Paperback £12.95
Even the Parrot: Exemplary Conversations for Enlightened Children 1944 Out of print
The Just Vengeance
(Lichfield Festival Play)
1946 Out of print
Unpopular Opinions 1946 Out of print
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri. Translated by DLS
 - Volume 1: Hell 1949 Penguin 0140440062 Paperback £6.99
 - Volume 2: Purgatory 1955 Penguin 0140440461 Paperback £6.99
 - Volume 3: Paradiso (completed by Barbara Reynolds) 1962 Penguin 0140441050 Paperback £6.99
A Treasury of Sayers Stories
(short stories)
1958 Gollancz Out of print
Striding Folly
(short stories)
1973 New English Library 0450549739 Hardback £14.99
Coronet 0340502150 Paperback £3.99
Love All
(and the play version of Busman's Honeymoon)
1992 Kent State University Press 0873383044 Paperback £8.95
Spiritual Writings (ed. Ann Loades) 1993 SPCK 0281045984 Paperback £12.99
Poetry of Dorothy L Sayers (ed. Ralph Hone) 1996 DLS Society 0951800027 Hardback £14.99
Letters of Dorothy L Sayers (ed. Barbara Reynolds)
 - Volume 1: 1899-1936: The Making of a Detective Novelist 1996 Sceptre 0340666366 Hardback £7.99
 - Volume 2: 1937-1943: From Novelist to Playwright 1997 DLS Society / Carole Green 0951800043 Hardback £20.00
 - Volume 3: 1944-1950: A Noble Daring 1999 DLS Society / Carole Green 0951800515 Hardback £25.00
 - Volume 4: 1951-1957: In the Midst of Life 2000 DLS Society / Carole Green 095180006X Hardback £25.00
 - Volume 5: Child and Woman of her Time 2002 DLS Society / Carole Green 0951800078 Hardback £15.00
Thrones, Dominations
(co-author Jill Paton Walsh)
1998 Hodder & Stoughton 0340684550 Hardback £14.99
New English Library 0340684569 Paperback £5.99
Chivers Press 0754011437 Large print £17.99
A Presumption of Death
(co-author Jill Paton Walsh)
2002 Hodder & Stoughton 0340820659 Hardback £16.99
2003 New English Library 0340820675 Paperback £6.99
2003 Thorndike Press 0786255617 Large print  
The Travelling Rug 2005 Mythopoeic Press 1887726101 Paperback US$10.00
Where originally published in a different edition from that shown, the date of first publication is given in italics.

Video Tapes and DVD

Title Starring Publisher Format Number of tapes/disks List price
Clouds of Witness Ian Carmichael Acorn Media VHS NTSC 5 US$59.95
Acorn Media DVD Region 1 2 US$39.95
Acorn Media UK VHS PAL 2 £16.99
Acorn Media UK DVD Region 2 2 £19.99 (available soon)
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club Ian Carmichael Acorn Media VHS NTSC 4 US$59.95
Acorn Media UK VHS PAL 2 £16.99
Murder Must Advertise Ian Carmichael Acorn Media VHS NTSC 4 US$59.95
Acorn Media UK VHS PAL 2 £16.99
Five Red Herrings Ian Carmichael Acorn Media VHS NTSC 4 US$59.95
Acorn Media DVD Region 1 2 US$39.95
Acorn Media UK VHS PAL 2 £16.99
Acorn Media UK DVD Region 2 2 £19.99
The Nine Tailors Ian Carmichael Acorn Media VHS NTSC 4 US$59.95
Acorn Media DVD Region 1 2 US$39.95
Acorn Media UK VHS PAL 2 £16.99
Acorn Media UK DVD Region 2 2 £19.99
Strong Poison Edward Petherbridge Acorn Media UK VHS PAL 2 £16.99
Acorn Media VHS NTSC 2 US$24.98 (available soon)
Acorn Media DVD Region 1 2 US$24.98 (available soon)
Have His Carcase Edward Petherbridge Acorn Media UK VHS PAL 2 £16.99 (available soon)
Acorn Media VHS NTSC 2 US$24.98 (available soon)
Acorn Media DVD Region 1 2 US$24.98 (available soon)
Gaudy Night Edward Petherbridge Acorn Media UK VHS PAL 2 £16.99 (available soon)
Acorn Media VHS NTSC 2 US$24.98 (available soon)
Acorn Media DVD Region 1 2 US$24.98 (available soon)

Audio Tapes

Title Abridged? Read by Publisher Number of tapes List price
Busman's Honeymoon Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 10 £46.95
Clouds of Witness Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 8 £46.95
Documents in the Case Complete Nigel Anthony Chivers Audio Books 8 £42.25
Five Red Herrings Complete Patrick Malahide Chivers Audio Books 10 £46.95
Gaudy Night Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 12 £52.80
Hangman's Holiday Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 6 £35.20
In the Teeth of the Evidence Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 8 £42.25
Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Word for Word 8 £22.99
Lord Peter Views the Body Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 6 £35.20
Murder Must Advertise Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 10 £46.95
Nine Tailors Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 8 £42.25
Striding Folly (short stories) Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 2 £18.75
Strong Poison Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 6 £35.20
Unnatural Death Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 6 £35.20
Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 6 £35.20
Whose Body? Complete Ian Carmichael Chivers Audio Books 6 £35.20