Edith Nesbit (15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924 / Kennington / Surrey / England)
Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland) was an English author and poet whose children's works were published under the name of E. Nesbit. She wrote or collaborated on over 60 books of fiction for children, several of which have been adapted for film and television. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a precursor to the modern Labour Party.
Nesbit was born in 1858 at 38 Lower Kennington Lane in Kennington, Surrey (now part of Greater London), the daughter of an agricultural chemist, John Collis Nesbit, who died in March 1862, before her fourth birthday. Her sister Mary's ill health meant that the family moved around ... more »
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- A Brown Study
- A Choice
- A Comedy
- A Dirge
- A Farewell
- A Garden Of Girls
- A Good-Bye
- A Kentish Garden
- A Last Appeal
- A Life's Story
- A Parting
- A Parting II
- A Portrait
- A Prayer For The King's Majesty
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