The Downfall of Grabbum: An Ulster Fable

TitleThe Downfall of Grabbum: An Ulster Fable
Year for Search1912
Authors[Orpen], [Adela Elizabeth](1855-1928)
Tertiary AuthorsUlster Clergyman, An [pseud.]
Date Published1912
PublisherR. Carswell & Son
Place PublishedBelfast, Northern Ireland
KeywordsFemale author, Irish author
Annotation

Some satire, but the novel ends with a eutopia of peace and harmony brought about by forensic phrenology, or reading the bumps on the heads of individuals.

Info Notes

Although the book is listed as by P. P. O’Sullivan in Stephen J. Brown, SJ, Ireland in Fiction: a guide to Irish novels tales romances and folklore. New ed. (Dublin, Ireland: Maunsel and Co., 1919), 250, it is ascribed to Orpen in Stephen J. Brown and Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction: A guide to Irish novels, tales, romances and folklores. Volume 2 (Cork, Ireland: Royal Carbery Books, 1985), 216.

Pseudonym

An Ulster Clergyman [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Female Irish author (1855-1928)

Full Text

1912 [Orpen, Adela Elizabeth]. The Downfall of Grabbum: An Ulster Fable. By An Ulster Clergyman [pseud.]. Belfast, Northern Ireland: R. Carswell & Son. Although the book is listed as by P. P. O’Sullivan in Stephen J. Brown, SJ, Ireland in Fiction: a guide to Irish novels tales romances and folklore. New ed. (Dublin, Ireland: Maunsel and Co., 1919), 250, it is ascribed to Orpen in Stephen J. Brown and Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction: A guide to Irish novels, tales, romances and folklores. Volume 2 (Cork, Ireland: Royal Carbery Books, 1985), 216. L

Some satire, but the novel ends with a eutopia of peace and harmony brought about by forensic phrenology, or reading the bumps on the heads of individuals. Irish female author.