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My friends the Miss Boyds

Duncan, Jane.

My friends the Miss Boyds

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Published by Corgi in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Macmillan, 1959.

StatementJane Duncan.
The Physical Object
Pagination230p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15062084M
ISBN 100552128740


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So pleased it has been re-published. Read more. Helpful/5(27). MF the Miss Boyds is the first in the series and is an account largely of the author's childhood in the Highlands of Scotland, in the Black Isle, near Aberdeen, around the time of WW1.

The picture she gives of her family, the Highland croft they work, the local characters and the I loved this book!/5. Vivid, funny and touched with tragedy, My Friends the Miss Boyds was an instant bestseller when it was first published in Jane Duncan evokes the world she knew as a child, a closely woven community on Scotland's remote and beautiful Black Isle/5(29).

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Jane Duncan was the pseudonym of Scottish writer Elizabeth Jane Cameron, best known for her My Friends series of semi-autobiographical novels. She also wrote four novels under the name of her principal heroine Janet Sandison, and some children's books.

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