Elizabeth von Armin

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About the Author

Elizabeth Von Armin was born in Australia in 1866 and moved to England when she was very young, where she studied at the Royal College of Music. She married twice and had two daughters but spent large periods of time living in a chalet Switzerland where she entertained her circle of literary friends. Her first novel, Elizabeth in her German Garden, was semi-autobiographical and a huge success on publication in 1889. The Enchanted April, published in 1922, is her most widely read novel and has been adapted numerous times for stage and screen. She died of influenza in 1941.