The Lincoln Plawg - the blog with footnotes

Politics and law from a British perspective (hence Politics LAW BloG): ''People who like this sort of thing...'' as the Great Man said

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Saturday, January 17, 2004

Daisy Ashford's The Young Visiters now online

I can't say I'm a devotee. But having looked and failed to find once or twice before, I'm pleased to say that the text is now available.

Part of the fun is the unmediated squint at the world through the eyes of a Victorian 9 year old girl. I'm just a little suspicious of all those mis-spellings: perhaps just a few too many for one of her evident literary ability. (Or perhaps it's the latter I'm suspicious of!)

But to be enjoyed in a similar spirit to George and Weedon Grossmith's Diary of a Nobody - to the hero of which, Ashford's hero, Mr Salteena, bears a passing resemblance...

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