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Although best known as a writer of Golden Age British mystery novels, featuring amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey, Dorothy L. Sayers also was a student of classical and modern languages, a playwright, and an essayist. Her translation of Dante's Divine Comedy is still considered a classic.
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