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Never Call It Loving

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This is the story of Kitty O'Shea, married woman whose love affair with Charles Stewart Parnell in the late nineteenth century led to the famous Irish patriot's downfall.

Told as a fictional biography, the author has been assisted in her sympathetic and understanding portrait of heroine by discovering Katherine O'Shea's own published account of her passionate and unshakeab
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Published January 12th 1981 by Fawcett (first published 1967)
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Nov 26, 2013 C. rated it it was amazing
Many times the contents of a book hasn’t resembled the impression of a cover. If ever I was happily surprised by a cover and title, no mismatch has been as far flung as: “Never Call It Loving”, 1966, by the great Dorothy Eden. I respect history but read no romance nor historical fiction. My cover magnifies those to a tee and I’ wouldn’t have bought it if it weren’t for my collecting style: gather everything I find by certain authors! I imagined this to be gothic suspense and lodged it behind the ...more
Jan 16, 2014 Linda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was WILD about this historical story of 19th century Charles Parnell and Katherine O' Shea, the wife of one of his colleagues. Imagine my surprise years later to be driving in Ireland and see a sign for tours of their home. I let out a scream that scared my husband half to death. We toured the stately home. I've got to read the book again! January 2014 I read it again and loved it just as much the second time, perhaps even more so since I had seen their Avondale home and beautiful Wicklow. I ...more
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Story of the mistress of Charles Parnell, Irish leader
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Dorothy Eden was born in 1912 in New Zealand and died in 1982. She moved to England in 1954 after taking a trip around the world and falling in love with the country. She was best known for her many mystery and romance books as well as short stories that were published in periodicals. As a novelist, Dorothy Eden was renowned for her ability to create fear and suspense. This earne
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