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Annie Hector

(1825—1902) novelist


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(1825–1902), novelist. Born in Dublin, she moved to Liverpool, then London. In 1845 she became a magazine writer with encouragement from Mrs [Anna Maria] Hall, issuing her first novel, Look Before You Leap, in 1865. The Wooing of O't (1873) was a three-decker tale of an orphaned middle-class London girl who refuses an English lord, but accepts his impoverished cousin. Kitty Costello (1904) is the story of a naïve Irish girl come to England.

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

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