Jane Annie

Jane Annie

Or, The Good Conduct Prize

J.M. Barrie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


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Janie Annie is an overzealous schoolgirl who plans to win the hearts and minds of the student body before revealing her true character and intent. She has a rare skill that allows her to subvert authority and any subsequent punishment. Janie Annie attends a small boarding school near a college town. The all-girl facility is run by Miss Sims who is very strict and powerful. When one of the students reveals a secret to her peers, Janie Annie runs to Miss Sims and discloses the information. Janie Annie attempts to foil one mischievous plot after another, earning the trust of the school’s staff. When she wins the coveted Good Conduct Prize, Janie Annie changes her tune to reveal a darker, more sinister side. Everything isn’t always as it seems. Janie Annie, or The Good Conduct Prize is a two-act play that shows the evolution of an ambitious girl who takes desperate measures to achieve her goals. This is a compelling and entertaining story with a surprising end. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Janie Annie, or The Good Conduct Prize is both modern and readable.


J.M. Barrie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:

J.M. Barrie (1860–1937) and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) were Scotland-born authors known for producing prolific works. As a child, Barrie was an avid reader who loved serialized stories. He went on to study literature at University of Edinburgh and wrote for the Edinburgh Evening Courant. Meanwhile, Doyle spent seven years at a Jesuit institution followed by a stint at medical school. Both men made their mark in publishing by writing bold and beloved characters that would stand the test of time. Barrie is best known for creating Peter Pan, while Doyle introduced the famous consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes.