Quote of the day
What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!
Born: November 5, 1831
Died: January 19, 1915 (aged 83)
Bio: Anna Harriette Leonowens was an Anglo-Indian or Indian-born British travel writer, educator and social activist.
- The English Governess at the Siamese Court (1870)
- The romance of the harem (1872)
- Siamese Harem Life
- Life and travel in India (1884)
- Our Asiatic cousins (1889)