At a glance:
- Author: Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
- First Published: 1925
- Type of Work: Novel
- Type of Plot: Regional romance
- Time of Work: Early twentieth century
- Setting: Ireland
- Characters: James O’Brien, Connaught, Dermot McDermot, The Citizen, John d’Arcy
- Genres: Long fiction, Regional fiction, Novel
- Subjects: Freedom, Love or romance, Gambling, Nature, 1920's, Oppression, Nationalism, Heroes or heroism, Hunting or hunters, Horses, Ireland or Irish people, Racing
- Locales: Europe, Ireland
Dermot McDermot lived in the most pleasant homestead in the County of Dublin. He was a serious, slight man of twenty-five years, taking after his Quaker mother more than his Irish soldier father except in his intense love of Ireland and everything Irish.
Dermot’s nearest neighbors were James O’Brien, Lord Glenmalure, and his daughter Connaught. They lived in a rather forbidding-looking house that the country people insisted on calling Jimmy the Hangman’s House. James O’Brien had been a violent rebel in his youth, but he had found it to his advantage to...
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