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Mary Martin produced during her short, mid-nineteenth-century career, two novels and a few pieces of journalism. Her novel Julia Howard conveys her love of Ireland and a powerfully rendered sense of dispossession and persecution resulting from the loss of her family's estate.
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28 August 1815 MM was born at Ballynahinch Castle in Galway, Ireland; she was an only child. Bibliographic Citation link.
By 6 July 1850 Irish novelist MM, then living in France, published Julia Howard, A Romance, her second novel, in London. Bibliographic Citation link.
7 November 1850 MM died ten days after reaching New York, as a result of complications from premature childbirth. Bibliographic Citation link.
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