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    • ISBN:9780349005225
    • Publication date:06 Mar 2014
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Fraulein Schmidt And Mr Anstruther

A Virago Modern Classic

By Elizabeth von Arnim

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This enchanting novel tells the story of the love affair between Rose-Marie Schmidt and Roger Anstruther. A determined young woman of twenty-five, Rose-Marie is considered a spinster by the inhabitants of the small German town of Jena where she lives with her father, the Professor. To their homes comes Roger, an impoverished but well-born young Englishman who wishes to learn German: Rose-Marie and Roger fall in love. But the course of true love never did run smooth: distance, temperament and fortune divide them. We watch the ebb and flow of love between two very different people and see the witty and wonderful Rose-Marie get exactly what she wants.

Biographical Notes

A greatly admired literary figure of her time, Elizabeth von Arnim was born in 1866 and brought up in England. She spent later years in Switzerland, the French Riviera and America, where she died in 1941.

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  • ISBN: 9781844082827
  • Publication date: 02 Feb 2006
  • Page count: 400
  • Imprint: Virago
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