A rare glimpse into the moral strengths and values of a vanishing era.
The diary of a young Canadian woman working as a journalist in England in 1949 – 1954. Each entry is in fact a letter sent to her mother in Canada. Their relationship, founded on a Catholic upbringing, is as uninhibited as the Confessional.Ouida MacLellan succeeded in gaining entry to the newspaper empire of Lord Beaverbrook, a rare achievement for a woman. The narrative interest of her letters derives from her work and her social life, enhanced by her attractiveness to men.