"The Other Six Deadly Sins" and "Why Work?" are two lectures-turned-essays in which Sayers talks about trash, or rubbish. She connects the problem of rusting piles of tin cans to two problems in man's nature: gluttony and avarice. In doing so, she not only gives us a good lesson, but also teaches us about pre-War and World War II Britain.
Plus, a brief history of why we keep using her middle initial.
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