Dear Enemy is the 1915 sequel to Jean Webster s 1912 novel Daddy-Long-Legs. It was among the top 10 best sellers in the U.S. in 1916. The story is presented in a series of letters written by Sallie McBride, Judy Abbott s classmate and best friend in Daddy-Long-Legs. Among the recipients of the letters are Judy; Jervis Pendleton, Judy s husband and the president of the orphanage where Sallie is filling in until a new superintendent can be installed; Gordon Hallock, a wealthy Congressman and Sallie s later fiancé; and the orphanage s doctor, embittered Scotsman Robin Sandy MacRae (to whom Sallie addresses her letters: Dear Enemy ). Webster employs the epistolary structure to good effect; Sallie s choices of what to recount to each of her correspondents reveal a lot about her relationships with them.