Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
 

 

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Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu 1814-1873

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Born in Dublin. He was a novelist, short story writer and poet but he is best known as a writer of the macabre and supernatural. After being called to the Bar he turned to journalism and edited and owned a number of newspapers. After the death of his wife, he withdrew from society and took to writing novels again. He produced over a dozen novels as well as books of short stories in this period to his death. His works include The House by the Churchyard, Uncle Silas and In a Glass Darkly. He is buried in Dublin.

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