HomeGroupsTalkMoreZeitgeist
Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
5,800 (5,975)2193,416 (3.94)490
Disambiguation Notice

Also wrote under the name of Alice Cholmondeley, and in first publications only under her pen-name "Elizabeth"

The Enchanted April 2,256 copies, 101 reviews
Elizabeth and Her German Garden 916 copies, 42 reviews
The Solitary Summer 313 copies, 10 reviews
Vera 288 copies, 8 reviews
Mr. Skeffington 217 copies, 5 reviews
Love 215 copies, 6 reviews
The Caravaners 196 copies, 2 reviews
The Pastor's Wife 183 copies, 2 reviews
Christopher and Columbus 176 copies, 3 reviews
All the Dogs of My Life 116 copies, 1 review
The Benefactress 81 copies, 3 reviews
In the Mountains 64 copies, 7 reviews
Enchanted April [1991 film] (Original book) 61 copies, 1 review
The Virago Book of Wanderlust and Dreams (Contributor) 34 copies, 1 review
Mr. Skeffington [1944 film] (Original story) 23 copies, 3 reviews
The Enchanted April [adaptation] (original story author) 21 copies, 1 review
The Ordeal of Elizabeth (Attributed to, some editions) 9 copies, 1 review
1920s (63) 19th century (50) 20th century (183) 20th century fiction (48) British (111) British fiction (35) British literature (82) classic (63) classics (82) ebook (150) England (76) English (40) English fiction (41) English literature (99) fiction (1,002) Folio Society (47) friendship (37) gardening (67) gardens (46) Germany (132) Italy (195) Kindle (116) literary fiction (35) literature (46) marriage (36) memoir (65) non-fiction (34) novel (170) own (38) read (68) Roman (44) romance (52) to-read (295) travel (41) unread (40) Virago (304) Virago Modern Classics (199) VMC (119) women (124) women writers (33)

Elizabeth von Arnim has 1 past event. (show)

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Gender
Nationality
Country (for map)
Birthplace
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Education
Occupations
Relationships
Organizations
Awards and honors
Agents
Short biography
Born Mary Annette Beauchamp in Sydney, Australia. Married first to Count Henning August von Arnim-Schlagenthin, then to Francis, 2nd Earl Russell. Australia was the setting of the family's vacation home, and when she was three years old, they returned to England. After her first husband's death in 1910, she lived in Switzerland, England, and the USA, and entertained a large circle of literary and society friends. She produced some 20 novels, semi-autobiographical works, and memoirs, beginning with Elizabeth and her German Garden (1898), and including The Enchanted April (1922), which was adapted as a Broadway play in 1925; a successful film in 1992; a Tony Award-nominated stage play in 2003; a musical play in 2010; and a serial on BBC Radio 4 in 2015.
Disambiguation notice
Also wrote under the name of Alice Cholmondeley, and in first publications only under her pen-name "Elizabeth"

Member ratings

Average: (3.94)
0.5
1 5
1.5 2
2 64
2.5 22
3 213
3.5 109
4 488
4.5 72
5 329

Author pictures (3)

  

(see all 3 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Elizabeth von Arnim is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

Includes

Elizabeth von Arnim is composed of 18 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 158,890,787 books! | Top bar: Always visible