Elizabeth Von Arnim

Elizabeth von Arnim (1866--1941) was born Mary Annette Beauchamp in Sydney, Australia. Her first book, the autobiographical novel "Elizabeth and Her German Garden"-inspired by the grounds of the estate she shared with her husband, Count Henning August von Arnim-was an enormous success. After the death of her first husband, Elizabeth married Francis the second Earl Russell, brother of Bertrand Russell. It was a disastrous marriage and the two eventually separated. Von Arnim moved to the US at...See more