Anna and Her Daughters Author:D. E. Stevenson Young Jane records a family disaster in her diary: — "The lighted room looked like a stage. Uncle Leonard sat in Father's chair turning the pages of PUNCH and not laughing. Mother was at the piano, playing very softly. Helen, elegant and beautiful, was sitting beneath the standard lamp sewing something frilly, while Rosalie sprawled on t... more »he sofa, reading.
'Anna,' said Uncle Leonard. Mother stopped playing and the room was very still. 'I've got something most unpleasant to tell you--I scarcely know how to begin..."« less