Well done that … person!


“Ned and I … often go to the old house, and bring away things.”


Tom who was Rachel

JM Whitfeld

London: Humphrey Milford, nd (goodness knows, looks Edwardian, but the inscription is 1942).

I’ll let you conjure with this one for yourself (transgender, dissociative disorder … whatever you like…), but I’d like, once again, to quote the dedication for you:

Dedicated to my own girl and every other honest, hearty girl.

Where have all the ‘honest, hearty’ girls gone, I wonder?


About tartanpartan

It won't surprise you to learn that I'm quite keen on books, and spend as much of my spare time as possible picking over second hand book stalls and charity book sales with my surprisingly delicate claws.