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Author photo. Photo from 1945 (Poetry since 1939, British Council)

Photo from 1945 (Poetry since 1939, British Council)

C. Day Lewis (1904–1972)

Author of The Beast Must Die

Includes the names: C. Day Lewis, C.Day Lewis -, Cecil Day Lewis, Cecil Day-Lewis, ed C. Day Lewis, Cecil Day Lewis
Also includes: Nicholas Blake (1)

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The Beast Must Die 343 copies, 10 reviews
A Question of Proof 202 copies, 9 reviews
Thou Shell of Death 178 copies, 9 reviews
The Otterbury Incident 176 copies, 1 review
The Corpse in the Snowman 173 copies, 3 reviews
End of Chapter 165 copies, 4 reviews
The Smiler with the Knife 142 copies, 3 reviews
Minute for Murder 131 copies, 5 reviews
The Widow's Cruise 126 copies, 4 reviews
Head of a Traveller 124 copies, 4 reviews
The Worm of Death 121 copies, 3 reviews
The Dreadful Hollow 109 copies, 1 review
There's Trouble Brewing 105 copies, 3 reviews
The Private Wound 96 copies, 1 review
The Whisper in the Gloom 94 copies, 2 reviews
The Sad Variety 88 copies
Malice in Wonderland 84 copies, 2 reviews
A Tangled Web 60 copies
A Penknife in My Heart 58 copies, 1 review
The Poetic Image 51 copies, 2 reviews
Selected Poems 40 copies
The buried day 19 copies
Poetry for You 15 copies, 1 review
Word over all 13 copies
Thomas Hardy 8 copies
ORION VOLUME II. (Editor) 6 copies
Orion: a miscellany (Editor) 5 copies
A Lasting Joy 4 copies
Christmas Eve 4 copies
Snögubben 1 copy
The Aeneid (Translator, some editions) 18,178 copies, 152 reviews
The Bucolics and Eclogues (Translator, some editions) 957 copies, 14 reviews
The Georgics (Translator, some editions) 878 copies, 11 reviews
Poems of Robert Browning (Editor, some editions; Introduction, some editions) 807 copies, 2 reviews
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen (Editor) 548 copies, 6 reviews
English Country House Murders (Contributor) 407 copies, 11 reviews
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 394 copies
The Eclogues; Georgics [translated texts] (Translator, some editions) 361 copies, 4 reviews
The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories (Contributor) 346 copies, 4 reviews
The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse (Contributor, some editions) 218 copies, 3 reviews
The Eclogues, Georgics and Aeneid of Virgil (Translator, some editions) 216 copies, 5 reviews
The Penguin Book of Irish Verse (Contributor) 174 copies
Silent Nights: Christmas Mysteries (Contributor) 155 copies, 13 reviews
Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley (Editor, some editions) 103 copies
The St Trinian's Story (Contributor) 86 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Poets: Robert Frost (Introduction) 80 copies
Great Irish Detective Stories (Contributor) 75 copies
Bodies from the Library (Contributor) 60 copies, 2 reviews
Fifty Best Mysteries (Contributor) 60 copies, 1 review
Minorities (Introduction, some editions) 17 copies
The Penguin New Writing No. 27 (Contributor) 10 copies
Perspectives on poetry (Contributor) 5 copies
Detection Medley (Contributor) 5 copies
The Penguin New Writing No. 21 (Contributor) 2 copies
A Magnum of Mysteries (Contributor) 2 copies
Great Stories of Detection (Contributor) 2 copies

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