Kate O'Brien entry: Overview screen.
3 December 1897
KOB was born at Limerick
, the seventh of nine children, four of them girls.
KOB, posting a letter late on a rainy evening in the London
blackout, felt suddenly "invaded by what seemed to be an entire
novel which I was one day to write and which was to be called That Lady
By late 1946
KOB published the novel which until recent feminist re-discovery of her was probably her best-known, the historical fiction That Lady