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Annemarie Selinko (1914–1986)

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Includes the names: Annemarie Selinko, Annemarie Selenko, Selinko Annemarie, Annemarie Sélinko

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Annemarie Selinko was a bestselling Austrian novelist who fled the Nazis at the start of World War II. She and her Danish husband, Erling Kristiansen, took refuge in Denmark and then in Sweden. She served with the Swedish Red Cross as a German language interpreter, assisting refugees. Several of her books were made into films.
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