Frank Frankfort Moore

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Frank Frankfort Moore (1855–1931) was an Irish dramatist, biographer, novelist and poet. Born in Limerick, Ireland, Moore worked as a journalist (1876–92) before gaining fame as an author of fiction. Died at St. Leonard's, May 1931.[1]

Poetry[edit]

  • Flying from a Shadow
  • Dawn
  • The Discoverer

Novels[edit]

An image of a man with a wrinkled, smiling face taking off a mask of a plain face. The accompanying text reads "The Sale of a Soul by F. Frankfort Moore".
Promotional poster for The Sale of a Soul.
  • Under Hatches (c. 1888, Blackie & Son)
  • The Slaver of Zanzibar (1889)
  • The Silver Sickle (1890)
  • They Call it Love (1895)
  • The Sale of a Soul (1895)
  • Phyllis of Philistia (1895)
  • Highways and High Seas (c.1896, Blackie & Son), with illustrations by Alfred Pearse
  • The Jessamy Bride (1896)
  • 'The Millionaires (1898)
  • A Nest of Linnets (1901)
  • Love Alone is Lord (1905)
  • The Artful Miss Dill (1906)
  • Fanny's First Novel (1913)
  • Courtship of Prince Charming (1920)
  • A Garden of Peace: A Medley in Quietude (1920)
  • The Hand and Dagger (1928)

Plays[edit]

Humour[edit]

  • The Lighter Side of English Life (1914)
  • A Mixed Grill (1914)

Biography[edit]

History[edit]

Commentary[edit]

Notable Quotations[edit]

"He knew that to offer a man friendship when love is in his heart is like giving a loaf of bread to one who is dying of thirst." The Jessamy Bride

"I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God, it would be in a garden at the cool of the day." A Garden of Peace

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Frank Frankfort (1931-05-14). "Distinguished Litterateur Dead". Limerick Chronicle.

External links[edit]

August 2019, there are no LC catalogue records as Phineas O’Flannagan, LCCN nr2007005432, or Bernard O'Hea, LCCN nr2007005431.