Who is Emma Tennant?

Who is Emma Tennant?

Emma Christina Tennant FRSL (20 October 1937 – 21 January 2017) was an English novelist and editor of Scottish extraction, known for a post-modern approach to her fiction, often imbued with fantasy or magic.

Who is Emma Tennant’s husband Tim Owens?

A lifelong supporter of the Labour Party, she married in April 2008 her partner of 33 years, Tim Owens, saying it was not, or not only for tax policies introduced by the government of Gordon Brown. Emma Tennant died on 21 January 2017 in a London hospital from posterior cortical atrophy, a form of Alzheimer’s disease.

Who is Joanna Tennant?

Tennant worked as a travel writer for Queen magazine and an editor for Vogue. Her first novel, The Colour of Rain, was published under a pseudonym when she was 26. Submitted to the Spanish Prix Formentor, the response of the chair of the judges, the Italian novelist Alberto Moravia meant that she suffered writer’s block for some years afterwards.

Who is Catherine Aydy Tennant?

She also published under the name Catherine Aydy. Tennant was of Scottish extraction, the daughter of Christopher Grey Tennant, 2nd Baron Glenconner, and Elizabeth, Lady Glenconner (née Powell). She remembered her father as a mix of rage and benevolence.

Who are the Tennants?

Two generations of one of England’s most celebrated families — Emma, Issy and Stella Tennant — make beautiful, unusual and deeply personal art that draws from the natural world.

What makes Emma Tennant’s garden unique?

One of England’s most splendid houses, Chatsworth is notable not only for its garden but also, fittingly, for its gilding, which adorns the rooms and even the window frames on the outside of the house. For this family, it seems, it’s all in the genes. Emma Tennant’s walled garden is luxuriant, wild and quintessentially British.

Where does Stella Tennant’s mother live in Scotland?

Driving from Stella Tennant’s Georgian manor house to the 19th-century hill farm where her mother, Emma Tennant, lives, you pass through some of the most beautiful scenery in the Scottish Borders, from the gently rolling farmland of coastal Berwickshire to the more remote Roxburghshire moorland.