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Molly Keane July April was an Irish novelist and playwright born Mary Nesta Skrine in Ryston Cottage, Newbridge, County Kildare She grew up at Ballyrankin in County Wexford and was educated at a boarding school in Bray, County Wicklow She married Bobby Keane, one of a Waterford squirearchical family in and had two daughters She used her married name for her later novels, several of which Good Behaviour, Time After Time have been adapted for Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB television Between and , she wrote novels, and some of her earlier plays, under the pseudonym MJ Farrell Molly was a member of Aosd na Her husband died suddenly in , and following the failure of a play she published nothing for twenty years In Good Behaviour came out under her own name the manuscript, which had languished in a drawer for many years, was lent to a visitor, the actress Peggy Ashcroft, who encouraged Keane to publish it The novel was warmly received and was short listed for the Man Booker PrizeAfter the death of her husband, Molly Keane moved to Ard, County Waterford, a place she knew well, and lived there with her two daughters, Sally and Virginia, until she died in She is buried beside the Church of Ireland church, almost in the centre of the village from Wikipedia.
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