Iris Vaughan


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Iris Vaughan started writing as a young girl during the time of the Anglo-Boer War, in what is today the Eastern Cape. Because she was very outspoken and often embarrassed her magistrate father, he gave her a diary so that she could write her thoughts down instead of speaking them. Later she also wrote novels, but it is her diary that is best known today.

Average rating: 4.26 · 42 ratings · 5 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Diary of Iris Vaughan

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4.26 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1958 — 5 editions
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These were My Yesterdays

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O Valiant Hearts

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“Today is my birthday. I am going to write a diry a diray a diery book. Pop told me I could. He gave me this fat book. It was a government book, but it is mine now.”
Iris Vaughan, The Diary of Iris Vaughan

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