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Molly Keane


Ireland (1904 - 1996)

aka M J Farrell

Molly Keane (20 July 1904 22 April 1996) was an Irish novelist and playwright (born Mary Nesta Skrine in Ryston Cottage,Newbridge, County Kildare).

Between 1928 and 1956, she wrote 11 novels, and some of her earlier plays, under the pseudonym M.J. Farrell.
 
Novels
Young Entry (1928) (as by M J Farrell)
Taking Chances (1930) (as by M J Farrell)
Point to Point (1933) (as by M J Farrell)
Red letter days (1933) (as by M J Farrell)
Devoted Ladies (1934) (as by M J Farrell)
Mad Puppetstown (1934) (as by M J Farrell)
Conversation Piece (1937) (as by M J Farrell)
Full House (1937) (as by M J Farrell)
The Rising Tide (1937) (as by M J Farrell)
Two Days in Aragon (1941) (as by M J Farrell)
Treasure Hunt (1949) (as by M J Farrell)
The Enchanting Witch (1951) (as by M J Farrell)
Loving Without Tears (1951) (as by M J Farrell)
Good Behaviour (1981)
Time After Time (1983)
Loving and Giving (1988)
Queen Lear (1989)
The Knight of Cheerful Countenance (1993)
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Omnibus
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Non fiction
Molly Keane's Book of Nursery Cookery and Childhood Reflections (1985)
     aka Molly Keane's Nursery Cooking
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1981) : Good Behaviour