My Friend Muriel

4.05 based on 51 ratings & 6 reviews on

Publication date: 27.08.2015
ISBN: 9781447298168
Number of pages: 0


Janet Sandison made her bow in My Friends the Miss Boyds, Jane Duncan's sparkling first novel.

Here she is again, now a determined young woman of twenty with a University degree. Taking a job with a cranky Pen-Friend organization, she meets Muriel. Muriel is uncompromisingly plain, but clings like ivy.

As the lively narrative unfolds, Muriel's story and Janet's diverge and interlace again, aided by a blushing curate, an eccentric she-dragon and her severely repressed husband, by a shady confidence trickster and a suit of armour!

In the media

Muriel is a splendid creation
Daily Telegraph
Beautifully written, full of moving and funny incidents and highly entertaining
John O'London's