Queen Lear

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Penguin Books, Nov 28, 1990 - Fiction - 232 pages
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Set in the stiff and mannered world of the Anglo-Irish upper class of the thirties and forties, the novel follows young Nicandra as she endures the effects of her mother's evil and unforgivable deed and her own disastrous marriage

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User Review  - Katharine Holden - Goodreads

Time After Time by Molly Keane makes my favorite books list. But I didn't enjoy Queen Lear at all. Cardboard. Wordy. Tedious. Read full review

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Section 1
3
Section 2
23
Section 3
33
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About the author (1990)

Molly Keane was born Mary Nesta Skrine in County Kildare, Ireland on July 4, 1904. She wrote under the pseudonym M. J. Farrell. Keane wrote about Anglo-Irish society in her 1928 novel, Young Entry. Her play, Spring Meeting, was a hit in London and New York. Keane stopped writing until 1981, when she published Good Behaviour which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Molly Keane died on April 22, 1996 in Armore County, Waterford, Ireland.

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