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"Reading Between The Lines" is back with a bang! We're starting our second season with a story by the inimitable Annie S. Swan. Host Iain is joined by "Friend" Editor Angela, DC Thomson archivist David, and special guest Charlotte Lauder, a PhD student at the University of Strathclyde and the National Library of Scotland, to discuss "Her Promise Broken". This family drama was first published in the Annie Swan Annual in 1936.

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