The Dorothy L Sayers Society
The Society is registered in England as a Charity, number 272120.
Rights in the works of Dorothy L Sayers
We do not administer the rights in any of the published or unpublished works
of Dorothy L Sayers, although we can often help put you in touch with the
relevant agents: for further information, please write to
Please note that all of her works are still fully protected by
copyright worldwide until at least 2027. Any statements you may see elsewhere
to the contrary are incorrect, and your use or distribution of any
works you obtain from these sources may be unlawful.
The Wimsey Arms, Crest and armorial bearings are copyright © the estate of
C W Scott-Giles, used by permission.
The photograph of Dorothy L Sayers on the biography
page was taken by Howard Coster.
Unless otherwise stated, all other text and graphics are copyright
© The Dorothy L Sayers Society.
No unauthorised publication or copying, in whole or in part, of the contents
of this web site is permitted.
For permission to quote from these pages, or information about the use of
the Wimsey crest, please write to
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of external links presented on our links page and
elsewhere on this site, we are not responsible for the content of any pages
which may be reached thereby, including (without limitation) any content which
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otherwise be harmful to the security or integrity of computer systems.
Visitors follow any external links at entirely their own risk.
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address and the "User-Agent" (product name) of the web browser being used are
recorded, along with the URL of each page visited on our site. In some cases
we will also record the immediate destination page URL of any external link
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transmission of such email, for our storage and processing at a rate not
exceeding £500 per email. Use of any sayers.org.uk address shall be deemed to
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Registered Charity Number 272120