Jessie Kesson (1916-1994) was born in Inverness and spent her childhood in the north of Scotland. She combined s a successful writing career with a variety of jobs, from cleaner to artist's model, and was a social worker for nearly twenty years, settling finally in London with her husband.
A gritty and moving portrayal of a young girl facing hardship and deprivation, The White Bird Passes is an autobiographical novel written with warmth, humour and insight. Learn More
An unforgettable portrait of a world that has now vanished forever, Glitter of Mica is a moving evocation of a close-knit rural community in the early twentieth century. Learn More
A moving portrayal of the tragic consequences of a clash of cultures, Another Time, Another Place is a haunting tale of love and war from one of Scotland’s finest authors. Learn More