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Anita-brookner

Anita Brookner
(English Historian)

Nationality:
English

Quote count:
28

Times favorited:
29

Anita Brookner an English novelist and art historian was born in Herne Hill, a suburb of London.

Brookner's father, Newson Bruckner, was a Polish immigrant, and her mother, Maude Schiska, was a singer whose father had emigrated from Poland and founded a tobacco factory. Maude changed the family's surname to Brookner owing to anti-German sentiment in England. Anita Brookner had a lonely childhood, although her grandmother and uncle lived with the family, and her parents, secular Jews, opened their house to Jewish refugees escaping Nazi persecution during the 1930s and World War II. Brookner, an only child, has never married and took care of her parents as they aged.



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