The Ante-Room (1934)
Book ID: 66360
The Ante-Room. London: Heinemann, 1934. First UK Edition. Pp,306. Good copy in brown cloth covers.
In this delicately imagined novel, Kate O’Brien lays bare the struggles between personal need and the Catholic faith with the sympathy and insight which is the hallmark of her craft.
Limerick born Kathleen Mary Louise “Kate” O’Brien, was a distinguished novelist and playwright. After the success of her play, Distinguished Villa in 1926, she took to full-time writing and was awarded the 1931 James Tait Black Prize for her first novel ‘Without My Cloak.’