John Welcome

CriticismCommentary

Life
1914- ; [pseud. of John N. H. Brennan]; b. Wexford; many racing thrillers, including Run for Cover; biogs. include The Sporting Empress (1975), viz., Elizabeth of Austria, who visited Ireland and rented Summerhill from Lord Langford in 1879. DIW

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Works
Stop at Nothing
(1959); Hard to Handle (1964); Wanted for Killing (1965); On the Stretch (1969) [Hyland, Jan. 1996]

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References
Brian Cleeve & Ann Brady, A Dictionary of Irish Writers (Dublin: Lilliput 1985) cites numerous titles without dates, and the following, On the Stretch (1669); Go For Broke (172); Grand National (1977); Bellary Bay (1979); A Call to Arms (1985), also The Life and Times of Fred Archer (1967); Neck or Nothing [q.d.], The Life of Bob Sievier (1970); The Sporting Empress (1975); Infamous Occasions (1980), on racing scandals.

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