On the wild west coast of Connaught he finds remnants of a romantic Gaelic past a dilapidated castle, a Catholic priest, a deposed king and the king's lovely and learned daughter, Glorvina.
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Reception[ edit ] The novel instantly became a favorite in England, and went through seven editions in less than two years.
In America, it reached its fourth edition by
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