DE Stevenson novels published long after author's death
Two "new" novels by Scots author DE Stevenson are being published nearly 40 years after her death.
The manuscripts were found by one of the writer's granddaughters among family belongings stored in an attic.
One of the stories, The Fair Miss Fortune, was submitted to publishers Hodder and Stoughton in 1938.
It was rejected, apparently because the subject matter - the antics of identical twins - was considered too old fashioned.
The other manuscript is thought to date back to the 1920s. Stevenson's title for it was The Strong Thing but it has been re-named Emily Dennistoun after the main character.
Publisher Shirley Neilson, of Greyladies Books in Edinburgh, snapped up the rights to both novels....
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