When the Kissing Had to Stop

TitleWhen the Kissing Had to Stop
Year for Search1960
AuthorsFitzGibbon, [Robert Louis] Constantine [Lee-Dillon](1919-83)
Tertiary AuthorsFitzGibbon, Constantine
Date Published1960
PublisherCassell
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsIrish author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia of a collapsing Britain followed by a dystopia of a Communist takeover.

Additional Publishers

U. S. ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 1960 with the author’s name as Fitz Gibbon on the cover but FitzGibbon elsewhere; rpt. New York: Bantam Books, 1961 with the author’s name as Fitzgibbon on the cover and FitzGibbon on the title page. UK ed. rpt. London: Pan, 1962; London: Tom Stacey Reprints, 1971 with an “Introduction” by the author (i-xi); London: Granada, 1978; and London: Bellew Publishing, 1989, with a brief “Foreword” by Julian Amery and a brief “Tribute” by Louis FitzGibbon. The Granada edition is a reprint of the Tom Stacey edition, but even though the title page says “With a new Introduction by the Author,” there is no Introduction.

Holding Institutions

DLC, L, O, PSt

Author Note

The author (1919-83) was born in the U. S. and moved to Ireland and is included in lists of Irish authors.

Full Text

1960 FitzGibbon, [Robert Louis] Constantine [Lee-Dillon]. When the Kissing Had to Stop. London: Cassell. U. S. ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 1960 with the author’s name as Fitz Gibbon on the cover but FitzGibbon elsewhere; rpt. New York: Bantam Books, 1961 with the author’s name as Fitzgibbon on the cover and FitzGibbon on the title page. UK ed. rpt. London: Pan, 1962; London: Tom Stacey Reprints, 1971 with an “Introduction” by the author (i-xi); London: Granada, 1978; and London: Bellew Publishing, 1989, with a brief “Foreword” by Julian Amery and a brief “Tribute” by Louis FitzGibbon. The Granada edition is a reprint of the Tom Stacey edition, but even though the title page says “With a new Introduction by the Author,” there is no Introduction. DLC, L, O, PSt

Dystopia of a collapsing Britain followed by a dystopia of a Communist takeover. The author was born in the U. S. and moved to Ireland and is included in lists of Irish authors.