- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 2/5 - Hermit / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (16,57)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Consciousness 4
Marlitt patroness was the Princess of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen, who adopted her in 1841 and sent her to Vienna to study music for three years on account of her fine voice.
She became deaf, and returned to Sondershausen, living for 11 years at court as a companion to her patroness. Her correspondents were struck with her attractive style, and encouraged her to write novels. For this purpose, she returned to Arnstadt in 1863, and there began her career as a novelist.
Under the pseudonym E. Marlitt her first novel was published in 1865, it was immediately became a huge success.
E. Marlitt never married.
Marlitt's collected works appeared in 10 volumes.
She died 22 June 1887, Arnstadt.