Dorothy Emily Stevenson

Dorothy Emily Stevenson was born in Edinburgh on the 18th, November 1892. She is usually referred to as D. E. Stevenson and during her lifetime she wrote over 40 novels, which were published on both sides of the Atlantic. She married Captain James Reid Peploe in 1916 and had four children. Her first book Peter West was published in 1923 but she did not really start to become a novelist until 1932 with the publication of her first "Mrs. Tim" book. Dorothy Emily Stevenson died the 30th of December 1973 at the age of 81 and was buried in Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland where she lived for many years.

A Quote from D.E. Stevenson:

My books are all novels as it is the human element which interests me most in life; some of my books are light and amusing and others are serious studies of character, but they are human and carefully thought out, and perhaps it is for these two reasons that my public is so diverse and ranges from university professors to old ladies and small boys!


A Biography

Characters and Locations

Thoughts From Her Readers

A List of Novels

A Sample of Editions and Covers

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Plots and Themes

Moffat, Dumfriesshire  


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