Charles, Gerda (author)

Gerda Charles was the pseudonym of Edna Lipson, an award-winning, Anglo-Jewish author and journalist.   Lipson was born on 10 March 1915 in West Derby, Liverpool to an Orthodox Jewish family. Her father abandoned Edna and her mother when she was a year old, and they lived in poverty as a result. Her Orthodox upbringing and difficult childhood […]

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