Michael P. OConnor
1896-1967, b. Loughrea, Co. Galway; served in Irish Reg. World War I;
ed. UCD, MD 1925; interned by Japanese in Sarawak 1941-45; novels and
historical materials about collapse of Singapore in collab. with G. P.
Willis. IF2 DIW
Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction [Pt.II] (Cork: Royal
Carbery 1985), lists Dreamer Awake (Dublin: Talbot 1946), and Vile
Repose (London: Benn 1950), a sequel. Boyhood in Cathedral Town (?Loughrea), suicide of father leads to work in Borneo; Borneo during
the Japanese occupation.
Belfast Public Library holds OConnor,
M. P., The More Fool I (1954); Vile Repose (1950).