Anya Seton





Anya Seton


Born
in New York, New York, The United States
January 23, 1904

Died
November 08, 1990

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Anya Seton (January 23, 1904 (although the year is often misstated to be 1906 or 1916) - November 8, 1990) was the pen name of the American author of historical romances, Ann Seton.

Ann Seton was born in New York, New York, and died in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. She was the daughter of English-born naturalist and pioneer of the Boy Scouts of America, Ernest Thompson Seton and Grace Gallatin Seton. She is interred at Putnam Cemetery in Greenwich.

Her historical novels were noted for how extensively she researched the historical facts, and some of them were best-sellers.[citation needed] Dragonwyck (1941) and Foxfire (1950) were both made into Hollywood films. Two of her books are classics in their genre and continue in their popularity to the
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Green Darkness

3.94 avg rating — 4,294 ratings — published 1972 — 42 editions
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The Winthrop Woman

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4.08 avg rating — 3,771 ratings — published 1958 — 27 editions
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Dragonwyck

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3.73 avg rating — 3,353 ratings — published 1942 — 32 editions
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Avalon

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3.85 avg rating — 2,615 ratings — published 1965 — 17 editions
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Devil Water

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3.89 avg rating — 1,196 ratings — published 1961 — 18 editions
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My Theodosia

3.67 avg rating — 791 ratings — published 1941 — 15 editions
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The Hearth and Eagle

3.82 avg rating — 548 ratings — published 1948 — 18 editions
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The Turquoise

3.67 avg rating — 507 ratings — published 1946 — 19 editions
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Foxfire

3.64 avg rating — 495 ratings — published 1950 — 16 editions
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“A woman with opinions had better develop a thick skin and a loud voice.”
Anya Seton, The Winthrop Woman

“Nay, it's not the Devil been leading her astray. It's books! That girl has been nothing but trouble ever since she learned how to read.”
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“Truth is naturally universal...and shines into many different windows, though many are clouded.”
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