Event Type: Festival
CREATIVE PEEBLES FESTIVAL: Anna Buchan and O Douglas

DATE:
Thu 29 August

TIME:
7PM

PRICE:
£8

DESCRIPTION:

An illustrated talk about the life and times of Anna Buchan (sister of John) who wrote under the pseudonym O Douglas.

This fascinating insight into the life and times of Anna Buchan is delivered as an illustrated talk by her great niece (and granddaughter of John Buchan) Deborah Stewartby and is laced with interesting family reminiscences.

Anna, the younger sister of the renowned statesman and author John Buchan, was also an author who chose to write under the penname O. Douglas.  Her books ran from Olivia in India (1913) through a dozen novels, and culminated in her autobiography Unforgettable, Unforgotten was published posthumously in 1945.

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