Fri, November 16, 2007 • 3:00 PM • Prothro Theater, Harry Ransom Center
Brian Moore (1921-1999), the Belfast novelist, immigrated in 1948 to Canada and subsequently moved to the United States. His novels include The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1955), the story of a lonely, alcoholic, Belfast spinster, The Managan Inheritance (1979), which deals with an American journalist in search of his Irish heritage, and Black Robe (1985), about a Jesuit missionary in the New World, subsequently made into a film. The HRC holds the Moore papers.
Moore's novels a