Margaret Wolfe Hungerford

(c. 1854—1897) novelist

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(1855–1897), romantic novelist. Born in Cork, she wrote some thirty light novels such as Molly Bawn (1878), A Little Irish Girl (1891), The Red House Mystery (1893), and The Hoyden (1894). Lady Verner's Flight (1893) is about the abuse of a wife.

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

Subjects: Literature.

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