's father, Simon Spiro
, a Lithuanian by birth, had emigrated with his family to Ireland well before the end of the nineteenth century. In Cork he became a prosperous, large-scale shop-keeper (selling cigars...
death threats against BM
, her mother
took her children from Ireland to Sweden for two years, after which the parents decided on London as a permanent home.
Miller, Sarah, and Betty Miller. “Introduction”. On the Side of the Angels, Virago, p. vii - xviii.