By June 1903
Eileen Arbuthnot Robertson (who later called herself E. Arnot Robinson
) was born at Holmwood
, which was then in the countryside. Her birth was registered this month
EAR published her first novel, 'Cullum'
, told in the first person by a narrator obsessively in love with "a worthless character" who is also a novelist.
22 September 1961
EAR was found dead at her Hampstead
home five months after her husband
's accidental drowning. Perhaps because of the social stigma of suicide, the coroner found that her death was accidental.
1964 The Strangers on My Roof
, EAR's final novel, was published posthumously.