The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim: Margaret Norwich

A discreet advertisement appears in The Times in February 1922: TO THOSE WHO APPRECIATE WISTARIA AND SUNSHINE. SMALL MEDIAEVAL ITALIAN CASTLE ON THE SHORES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN TO BE LET FURNISHED FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL. NECESSARY SERVANTS REMAIN. Four very different ladies respond and their lives are changed forever! Intrigued? Please join us for a magical holiday for the mind and the soul!

Tutor: Margaret Norwich

"Margaret Norwich studied liberal arts at Vassar College, New York and read English at Girton College, Cambridge.  She has worked in publishing, higher education and the voluntary sector. She lectured on English Language & Literature for many years at Bedford College/De Montfort University, and was Tutor/Organiser for the WEA in Bedfordshire. Her interests include the poetry of Sylvia Plath, the novels of Hilary Mantel, the plays of Tom Stoppard, and the redemptive power of rock music."