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Meynell, Esther

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1878-1955) UK author whose Grave Fairytale (1934) frames the tale of a frustrated musician with references to folklore, and Time's Door (1935), a Timeslip tale in which an Italian violinist travels by Timeslip to the eighteenth century, where he becomes involved with Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Meynell was the niece by marriage of the poet and suffragette Alice Meynell (1847-1922). [JC]

Esther Hallam Moorhouse Meynell

born Leeds, West Yorkshire: 1878 [circa October]

died Brighton, Sussex: 4 February 1955

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