Romy Landau was born in Samerberg, Bavaria in 1912. She studied English Literature at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München in Munich and the University of London (now University College London). Her debut poetry collection The Emerald Chandelier (1936) gained international critical acclaim. She disappeared while swimming near Robin Hood’s Bay, North Yorkshire in April 1940, shortly after completing her second collection The Offing, published posthumously in 1947.
Presenting The Offing: Poems by Romy Landau. The work that inspired the novel of the same name. Handmade by Tangerine Press exclusively for Bloomsbury Books. 150 copies, numbered & signed. Available for one month only. Exclusively from Unbound.
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