Excerpt: June loved both Jack and Warnie, and she remembered Warnie with particular affection: “He was amusing and enjoyed playing the crusty old bachelor. He and Jack listened to classical music on an old gramophone with a huge wooden horn. I was sometimes invited to join them for this in Jack’s study. I do not remember ever seeing him in a bad mood. . . . In the two years that I shared his home he was consistently kind and courteous to me and I was very fond of him.” The seven letters that follow underscore Warnie’s deep affection for June. Although he never married or had his own children, June may have been something of a surrogate daughter for him.

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