Susan Ertz


Born
in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1894

Died
April 11, 1985

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British fiction writer and novelist known for her "sentimental tales of genteel life in the country." She was born in England to American parents and moved back and forth between both countries during her childhood. At 18, she chose to live in the UK. In 1932 she married British Army officer Major John Ronald McCrindle, British barrister.

One of her most highly praised books was The Porcelain, the story of a London woman who marries a Mormon missionary and moves with him to Utah.
One of her later works, "In the Cool of the Day" was made into a movie in 1963 starring Jane Fonda, Peter Finch, and Angela Lansbury.

Average rating: 3.6 · 42 ratings · 13 reviews · 14 distinct works
Madame Claire

3.37 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1924 — 3 editions
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Charmed circle

3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1956 — 2 editions
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Woman Alive

3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1935
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Summer's Lease

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1972
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The Wind of Complication

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1927
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After Noon

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1926
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The galaxy

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1973
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Invitation to Folly

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1953
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Anger in the Sky

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1943
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Julian Probert

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More books by Susan Ertz…
“... millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.”
Susan Ertz

“It was never built for the comfort and happiness of its citizens, but to astonish the world.”
Susan Ertz, Anger in the Sky

“Boredom comes simply from ignorance and lack of imagination.”
Susan Ertz, Anger in the Sky

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