Olivia Manning

Olivia Mary Manning, married Olivia Smith ( born March 2, 1911 in Portsmouth, † July 23, 1980 in Ryde, Isle of Wight ) was an English writer.

Life and work

. Olivia Manning's first novel, The Wind Changes, was published in 1937, this most famous work is Fortunes of War, which consists of two trilogies ( The Balkan Trilogy and The Levant Trilogy - German: The River of Time ( with the parts The richness and city without morality ), As leaves in the wind and on new ways ) records the wartime experiences of a group of Englishmen who moved back and herwandern during the Second world War between Romania, Greece, Egypt and Palestine, on.

Were filmed portions of the content under the title Goodbye in Cairo with Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh in the lead roles.