's three daughters (Josephine
, and Christine Pullein-Thompson
) all had successful writing careers, chiefly in the pony-book genre which their mother had originated. Like JC
and her sisters, they began...
Family and Intimate relationships
's younger sister, Joanna Maxwell Cannan
, became, like her, a writer. She was a serious novelist whose first book, Misty Valley, appeared in December 1922.
Cannan, May, and Bevil Quiller-Couch. “Editorial Materials”. The Tears of War, edited by Charlotte Fyfe, Cavalier Books, 2000, p. Various pages.
She also moved into (virtually invented)...
(In a side episode, Lisa's unconventional acquisition of a cheap pony which is scorned by her better-mounted step-siblings is closely related to the plot of a pony book by Diana Pullein-Thompson
, I Wanted a...