Jane Duncan





Jane Duncan


Born
in Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, The United Kingdom
March 10, 1910

Died
October 20, 1976


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. She was born in Renton, West Dunbartonshire and brought up in the Scottish Lowlands where her father was a police officer, but much of her childhood was spent in the Highlands on the Black Isle in Easter Ross, on her grandparents' croft "The Colony", the "Reachfar" of her novels. She graduated in English from the University of Glasgow and did various secretarial jobs before serving as a Flight Officer (Intelligence), WAAF during World War II. Afterward, she lived in Jamaica for ten years, ret ...more

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My Friends the Miss Boyds

4.22 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 1959 — 10 editions
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My friend Sashie

4.43 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1972 — 4 editions
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My friend Muriel.

4.05 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1959 — 4 editions
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My friends George and Tom

4.58 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1976 — 4 editions
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My Friend, My Father

4.53 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1966
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My Friend Annie

4.08 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1961 — 8 editions
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My Friend Sandy

4.33 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1961 — 6 editions
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My Friend Monica

4.10 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1972 — 7 editions
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My Friends the Hungry Gener...

4.33 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1968 — 8 editions
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My Friend Madam Zora

4.21 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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