Marie Bjelke Petersen

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Marie Bjelke Petersen
Marie Caroline Bjelke Petersen (23 December 1874 – 11 October 1969) was a Danish-born Australian novelist and physical culture teacher. She wrote nine popular romance novels between 1917 and 1937. Her novels were set in Australia, mostly in rural Tasmania, and represent an alternative vision of Australia to that of earlier writers.It has been claimed that her works were more popular in the United States and England than Australia....  Read more »
December 23, 1874, Copenhagen, Australia