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Susan Ertz

Geburtstag: 1894
Todesdatum: 11. April 1985


Susan Ertz was an Anglo-American writer, known for her "sentimental tales of genteel life in the country." She was born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England to American parents Charles and Mary Ertz. She moved back and forth between both countries during her childhood but chose to live in England when she was 18. She married British Army soldier, Major John Ronald McCrindle in London in 1932.

A common theme running through her work involves a female character "who is thrust out on her own from a sheltered environment into a vaguely hostile external world with which she is initially unprepared to cope. Her coming to terms with this hostile world provides the fictional interest of [her] novels." The Proselyte, the story of a London woman who marries a Mormon missionary and moves with him to Utah, was one of her most highly praised books . Ertz's Woman Alive is a science fiction novel set after all women other than the titular heroine have perished in a plague.

One of her later works, In the Cool of the Day, was the source of an eponymous movie in 1963, starring Jane Fonda, Peter Finch, and Angela Lansbury.

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„Boredom comes simply from ignorance and lack of imagination.“

— Susan Ertz
Anger in the Sky (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1943), p. 134.

„Parsons always seem to be specially horrified about things like sunbathing and naked bodies. They don't mind poverty and misery and cruelty to animals nearly as much.“

— Susan Ertz
[http://books.google.com/books?id=Fg81AAAAMAAJ&q=%22Parsons+always+seem+to+be+specially+horrified+about+things+like+sunbathing+and+naked+bodies+They+don%27t+mind+poverty+and+misery+and+cruelty+to+animals+nearly+so+much%22&pg=PA246#v=onepage The Story of Julian] (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1931), p. 246.

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