Martha Edith Almedingen


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E. M. Almedingen (born Marta Aleksandrovna Almedingen, also known as Martha Edith Almedingen or von Almedingen) (1898–1971) was a British novelist, biographer and children's author of Russian origin.

On her mother's side, she was descended from the aristocratic Poltoratsky family; her maternal grandfather was Serge Poltoratzky, the literary scholar and bibliophile who ended his days in ... more »

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  • ''Paper is soft and ink is fluid; it might be better if some pages of this chronicle could be written on chips of granite at the point of steel.''
    E. M. Almedingen (b. 1898-?), Russian author. Tomorrow Will Come, ch. 2 (1936-1937). On writing about the Russian Revolution, during which she and...
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