Elizabeth And Her German Garden

Elizabeth And Her German Garden

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May 7th -- There were days last winter when I danced for sheer joy out in my frost-bound garden in spite of my years and children. But I did it behind a bush, having a due regard for the decencies ...'

Elizabeth's uniquely witty pen records each season in her beloved garden, where she escapes from the stifling routine of indoors: servants, meals, domestic routine, and the presence of her overbearing husband ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 131 x 197 x 15mm | 165g
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1844083497
  • 9781844083497
  • 155,568

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She has a wild sense of comedy and a vision - continually thwarted though it was - of potential happiness * PENELOPE MORTIMER * Elizabeth von Arnim is a mistress of irony * LISA ST AUBIN DE TERAN * A gem of a book: rare, simple, innocent and charming. I was captivated * SUSAN HILL, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING * An extraordinary work ... idyllic * ELIZABETH JANE HOWARD *
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About Elizabeth von Arnim

Elizabeth von Arnim (1866-1941) was born in Sydney, Australia, and brought up in England. She had an affair with H.G. Wells and was a cousin of Katherine Mansfield.
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