Katherine Mansfield is considered the most prominent writer from New Zealand where she was born. During her life in England Kathrine Mansfield made friends with Virginia Woolf, D. H Lawrence and some other modernists, whose perception of the world had a major effect on her works.
'Frau Fischer' is a short story published in the collection book 'In A German Pension'. Just as well as the other stories from this book the narrator is an english person who tells about the impressions of being in a german pension. The difference between german and english mentality is portrayed with delicate humour. Now Frau Fischer comes to the pension to tell about life and love, the way germans see them.