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Curtayne, House of Cards.

Curtayne, Alice. House of Cards. Dublin, The Phoenix Publishing Company Ltd., no year [c1920’s]. 20 cm x 13 cm. 317 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Corners slightly rubbed. [The Library of Modern Irish Fiction]

Alice Curtayne (1898–1981) was an Irish author and lecturer. She was born on 6 November 1898, 2 Upper Castle St, Tralee, Co. Kerry. She was a daughter of John Curtayne, carriage builder, or coach builder, of Castle St, Tralee, by his wife Bridget Mary O’Dwyer.

She was educated at St. Anne’s, Southampton. Married Stephen Rynne with two sons and two daughters.
Her first book was St Catherine of Siena (1929). After Catherine of Siena she wrote several works of nationalist history including a life of Patrick Sarsfield (1934). The novel House of Cards (1940) concerns an Irish girl who marries an Italian industrialist. (Wikipedia).

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Curtayne, House of Cards.
Curtayne, House of Cards.