1904-?; b. London; ed. St. Leonards School; author of The Diary
of a Young Lady of Fashion; Gay Crusader; Lady Sarah,
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Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction: A Guide to Irish Novels,
Tales, Romances and Folklore [Pt. 2] (Cork: Royal Carbery 1985). lists I Think I Remember (London: Thornton Butterworth 1927), pp.252.
[satire on English snob, who lands in Belfast]; Maid of Honour
(London: Peter Davies 1936), 317pp. [Waterford, Cork, and London Elizabethan
times; heroine mismatched to an Irishman; English Protestant viewpoint
on wild native Irish]; Lord Edward (London: Peter Davies
1943), 291pp. [romantic biography; love for Pamela; shows enthusiasm
and knowledge of facts]; How Small a Part of Time (London: Peter
Davies 1946), 292pp. [social climb of the Miss Lynches of Cabra House;
immoral love affairs of Anglo-Irish and English (Clarke)]; Tea at Crumbo
Castle (London: Peter Davies 1949), 221pp. [on the Blackwater; Lady
Charlotte dies in suspicious circumstances; murder ... evictions ... suicide]; The Edifying Bishop (London: Peter Davies 1951),232pp.
Belfast Public Library holds
8 fiction titles incl. The Edifying Bishop [Frederick Hervey] (1951),
and Lady Shanes Daughter (1940); The Venetian Bride
(1954), and 18th c. Story (1956).