One chilly night in November 1912, a group of young women gathered together to share their writing with each other. From that meeting, we got Peter Wimsey, Harriet Vane, and so much more besides.
Special thanks today to my guest Mo Moulton, you can follow them on Twitter @hammock_tussock and order their book The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers And Her Oxford Circle Remade The World For Women at Amazon, Waterstones, Hive or your local independent bookshop.
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Books and sources:
—Mutual Admiration Society by Mo Moulton
—Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Live and Soul by Barbara Reynolds
—Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers
—Have His Carcase by Dorothy L. Sayers
—Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers
—Busman’s Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers
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