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Elisabeth de Waal

Elisabeth de Waal
Courtesy of the de Waal Family Archive

Elisabeth de Waal was born in Vienna in 1899. She studied philosophy, law, and economics at the University of Vienna, and completed her doctorate in 1923. She also wrote poems (often corresponding with Rilke), and was a Rockefeller Foundation fellow at Columbia. She wrote five unpublished novels, two in German and three in English, including The Exiles Return in the late 1950s. She died in 1991.

Elisabeth de Waal

Courtesy of the de Waal Family Archive

Elisabeth de Waal

The Exiles Return

Elisabeth de Waal; With a Foreword by Edmund de Waal
Picador
Picador

WITH A FOREWORD BY EDMUND DE WAAL, AUTHOR OF THE HARE WITH AMBER EYES

SET IN THE ASHES OF POST–SECOND WORLD WAR VIENNA, A POWERFUL, SUBTLE NOVEL OF EXILES RETURNING...

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