Novelist Anthony Powell
's uncle by marriage (his wife being born a Pakenham). Perhaps not surprisingly in this household full of literary creativity, three of AF's siblings—her sisters Rachel
Family and Intimate relationships
Another sister, Rachel
, became a poet, and the youngest sister, Catherine (who died early), a journalist. Their eldest brother, Thomas
, became another historian. The novelist Anthony Powell
married into the Pakenham family.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Elizabeth Pakenham
E. Arnot Robertson
She said later that she wrote this novel with a pencil in one hand and a tiller in the other (that is, while sailing a boat).
Devlin, Polly, and E. Arnot Robertson. “Introduction”. Four Frightened People, Virago, 1982, p. vii - xix.
wrote the introduction for a reprint...