TLS to Lyn Newman

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Discusses "Alison Cairns". Mentions that she gave her extra copy of "So Much Love, So Little Money" to her brother-in-law's sister. Reports that her book of family letters has been restructured and entitled "Children in Skye". Complains of a lack of publishers interested specifically in Scottish subjects. Sends news of her brothers, Allan who has recovered from being shot twice, and Alasdair who is retiring. Asks whether Lydia Lopokhova is still alive. Recalls productions of "Hedda Gabler" and "The Master Builder" which she saw in Cambridge with Keith and Adele Guthrie. Jean Forbes Robertson and Lydia Lopokhova starred in them and Maynard Keynes helped stage them. Mentions that she is going on a tour to the Holy Land and that she enjoyed her David MacBrayne tour in the Highlands.

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