Ethel Lilian Voynich, née Boole (May 11, 1864–July 27, 1960) was an Irish novelist and musician, and a supporter of several revolutionary causes. She is best known for the novel 'The Gadfly' (Wikipedia page  refers: the book can be found on the Project Gutenberg website as ).
She was born in Cork. Her father was George Boole , the mathematician, her mother, born Mary Everest  - niece of George Everest  after whom the mountain is named - and she was married to Wilfrid Voynich in 1902, having lived with him for a number of years and changed her name to Voynich.
Friends of Ethel Lilian VoynichEdit
- Sydney Reilly - with whom she travelled to Italy. Wikipedia page .
- Errico Malatesta  - a possible inspiration for ELV's novel The Gadfly.
The Wikipedia page is .