Kate O'Brien

















































Kate O’Brien 1897-1974

Born in Limerick. She became a full-time writer in 1926 after the successful production of her play Distinguished Villa. Her first novel Without My Cloak won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Hawthornden Prize. Further works established her as a leading Irish writer. These works include Mary Lavelle, Pray for the Wanderer, The Land of Spices, The Last of Summer, That Lady, For One Sweet Grape and The Flower of May. She is buried in Faversham.

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