A blog about the life and works of Scottish writer Jane Shaw (1910-2000).
Friday, February 3, 2012
Pea-green's Chemistry Set
Here's an illustration from the 1958 short story Susan and the Home-made Bomb. We can see the awful Peregrine Gascoigne toying with his chemistry set, which he has set up in the so-called rumpus-room, just as Susan arrives. As usual, Susan is going to come out much the worse after her encounter with Pea-green.