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In a German Pension

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ISBN-10: 140650226X

ISBN-13: 9781406502268

Edition: N/A

Authors: Katherine Mansfield

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A young Englishwoman staying in a Bavarian spa town is forced into the company of her dislikeable fellow guests. Amused by their bourgeois prejudices and revolted by their carnal preoccupations, she walks her own path through the public world of the German middle classes.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

Katherine Mansfield was born Katherine Beauchamp in Wellington, New Zealand on October 14, 1888, the third daughter of a prominent banker. She attended the Wellington College for Girls before entering Queen's College in London in 1903. Her interest in the cello led to lessons at the Royal Academy of Music, where she became secretly engaged to a young prodigy named Arnold Trowell, who already had a successful concert career. Upon being summoned back to New Zealand by her father in 1906, she decided to abandon music in favor of writing. She soon had three stories published in a Melbourne monthly and gained her father's consent to return to England. Once there, she became depressed when she…