Jean in the Morning(1969)
(The first book in the Apology for the Life of Jean Robertson series)
A novel by Janet Sandison (Jane Duncan)
By the enormous following she has gained as "Jane Duncan", author of the famous "My Friend" stories, Janet Sandison has proved her complete mastery of the craft of story-telling. In Jean in the Morning, her latest book and first of a four-novel series, she displays more than ever the remarkable skill with which she interweaves plots and evokes living characters. Here ls an unforgettable, heartwarming story set in a small town near Glasgow in the decade 1910 to 1920. Little Jean Robertson is only five years old when the book opens but as her experience widens the characters and influences that shape her future come vividly into focus. In the decaying tenement where Jean was born poverty and squalor endlessly threaten her family's pathetic precepts of respectability. Her mother, scrimping a
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Used availability for Jane Duncan's Jean in the Morning
June 1969 : UK Hardback
June 1971 : UK Paperback