L H Myers


(Leopold Hamilton Myers)
UK flag (1881 - 1944)

He was born in Leckhampton House, Cambridge into a cultured family; his father was the writer Frederic William Henry Myer and his mother the photographer Eveleen Tennant.He was named after his godfather, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany. He was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. His trilogy/tetralogy The Root and the Flower, set in India at the time of Akbar, is his major work and was recognised by the award of the 1935 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.
 
Series
Root and the Flower
   1. Rajah Amar (1935)
     aka The Root and the Flower
   2. The Near and the Far (1929)
   3. Prince Jali (1931)
   4. The Pool of Vishnu (1940)
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Novels
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