Mad Puppetstown

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Penguin Books--Virago Press, 1986 - Social Science - 288 pages
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Easter Chevington recounts her childhood at Puppetstown, a large family mansion in Northern Ireland, before the threat of violence forced her and her cousins to move to England

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Mad Puppetstown contains all the hallmarks of a Molly Keane novel; a large, rambling estate in Ireland; a slightly dysfunctional family; and, of course, house-parties in which hunting is featured ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
11
Section 3
64
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About the author (1986)

Molly Keane was born Mary Nesta Skrine in County Kildare, Ireland on July 20, 1904. From 1928 to 1956, she wrote under the pseudonym M. J. Farrell. As Farrell, she wrote 11 novels and several plays including Young Entry, Devoted Ladies, Loving without Tears, Spring Meeting, Ducks and Drakes, Guardian Angel, Treasure Hunt, and Dazzling Prospect. She stopped writing for over 20 years until Good Behaviour was published in 1981 under her married name and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Her other later works include Time After Time and Loving and Giving. She died on April 22, 1996.

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