Frances Sarah Hoey

(1830—1908) novelist

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(1830–1908), novelist, born in Dublin. Daughter of a clerk, she married in 1846 and was soon widowed, then went to London. In 1858 she married John Cashel Hoey, formerly manager of The Nation. She produced many novels including: A House of Cards (1868), A Golden Sorrow (1872), and Kate Cronin's Dowry (1877).

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

Subjects: Literature.

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