This semi-autobiographical book is about the life of a young English woman who marries an ageing German aristocrat and in the marriage she focuses on her garden and children, at the same time running a country house.She also writes down her observations of the stuffy German aristocratic set using her razor sharp wit.Von Arnim was a successful author in her time and deserves to be re-discovered, this novel is a gem.
In the first year of publication this book was re-printed twenty times.
Von Arnim wrote another 20 books that were all published.
- Format: EPUB
- Pages: 139 pages
- Publisher: Andrews UK
- Publication Date: 15/06/2012
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9781781665206
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