Author Biography

George Augustus Moore was born in County Mayo, Republic of Ireland on February 24, 1852 and died on January 21, 1933. George Moore was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris. He was amongst the first English language authors to absorb the lessons of the French realists. His first novels, A Modern Lover and A Mummer’s Wife introduced a new note of French Naturalism into the English scene. George Augustus has written many books including The Lake, A drama in Muslin, Esther Waters and A Mere Accident.

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