Elizabeth and Her German Garden

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By Elizabeth von Arnim

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Elizabeth von Arnim, who is best known for her later novel The Enchanted April, married a Prussian aristocrat and, with their five children, lived in Nassenheide, Pomerania. Elizabeth and Her German Garden is a semi-autobiographical novel about the joy that the protagonist finds in the delights of her Pomeranian garden, which provides relief from the stifling environment of her household. The novel was originally published anonymously because von Arnim feared that her husband, whom she satirised in the book, would disapprove.

Each season of the year is wittily recorded, bringing new events and visitors, conveyed through von Arnim's idiosyncratic perspective, while the 'kingdom of heaven' of the garden provides a calm place where the author finds solace.

Elizabeth and Her German Garden