Suzanne [Rouvier] Day

Life
1890-? b. Cork; close friend of Geraldine Cummins Abbey with whom she wrote plays, Broken Faith (1913), and The Way of the World (1914) and Fox and Geese (1916). DIW IF2 OCIL

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References
Brian Cleeve & Anne Brady, A Dictionary of Irish Writers (Dublin: Lilliput 1985); d. London 1964; keen ornithologist; London wartime Fire Service; Abbey plays incl. The Way of the World, and Broken Faith (1913).

Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction: A Guide to Irish Novels, Tales, Romances and Folklore [Pt. 2] (Cork: Royal Carbery 1985), lists The Amazing Philatrophists (1916), an epistolary novel about the Poor Law Guardians Board in Ballbawn, reflecting author’s experience as Board member for Cork. Roman a clef, received as an ill-natured attack. Broad comedy. [IF2]

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