Elizabeth Edmondson

Elizabeth Edmondson


Born
in Chile
February 21, 1948

Died
January 11, 2016

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Born in Chile, and educated in Calcutta and London before going to Oxford University, Elizabeth Edmondson divided her time between the countryside north of Rome and the spires of Oxford. She was married to an art historian and had two children.

In Edmondson's words: "I write historical mysteries about love, marriage families and friendship, where the loyalties, feuds, secrets and betrayals of the past cast long shadows. I’m fascinated by characters who are quirky, mysterious, funny, unexpected and interesting and I want readers to share, as I do, in their joys and sorrows.

"My books are set in the Thirties, Forties and Fifties, at home and abroad. With dramatic and glamorous settings from icy lakes to Italian villas, from wintry Budapest to f
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The Villa in Italy

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Finding Philippe: Lost in F...

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The Frozen Lake

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Devil's Sonata

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Uma Mansão na Bruma

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“Eram pequenos nadas que faziam com que a vida valesse afinal a pena.”
Elizabeth Edmondson, The Villa in Italy
tags: life

“Observou a doce ondulação das águas a rebentar na praia. Porque é que o mar sempre em movimento era tão calmante, tão infinitamente sedutor?”
Elizabeth Edmondson, The Villa in Italy
tags: ocean

“Podes viver a tua vida para agradar os outros e nunca te sentires completamente bem, totalmente viva, ou podes viver a vida que queres para agradar a ti própria.”
Elizabeth Edmondson, The Villa in Italy
tags: life

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