James Reynolds

Life
?-1899 [pseud. ‘Brother James’; Dr. James Reynolds]; of Booterstown, Co Dublin. contr. Duffy’s Fireside Magazine; author of The Adventures of Moses Finegan, An Irish Pervert (1870), presum. a Catholic tale of conversion to Protestantism.

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Works
Brother James [pseud.,] The Adventures of Mr. Moses Finegan, An Irish Pervert (Dublin: James Duffy [1885]), 159pp., [1]p.; 14.3cm

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Reference
Stephen Brown
(Fiction in Ireland, 1919) lists The Adventures of Moses Finegan, an Irish Pervert [i.e. ‘convert’] (Duffy, c.1871); in which a drunkard turn Bible reader for gain, marries in America and murders his wife. The Juvenile Library (Duffy n.d.), simple and didactic; and Tales and Stories for the Amusement and Instruction of Youth (1858).

COPAC note: First printed by Duffy c.1871 (Brown 1416) or [1870] (BL Catalogue); stereotyped issue? 20pp. publisher's catalogue bound in includes vol. 7 of the Catholic Children's Magazine (1884-5?); lacks p.1-2 (half-title?); printed Dublin: Pattison Jolly [TCD].

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