Eden Island. A Novel

TitleEden Island. A Novel
Year for Search1941
Authors[Hayter], [Alethea Catherine](1911-2006)
Tertiary AuthorsFennessy, J. C. [pseud.]
Date Published1941
PublisherHodder & Stoughton
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

While most of the novel is the story of the life of an heiress, there are utopian elements both in the good works she undertakes and in her creation of Eden Island, which she establishes to provide a home for a refugee orchestra and others.

Info Notes

The author consistently denied that she wrote works under a pseudonym.

Pseudonym

J. C. Fennessy [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

L, O, NLS

Author Note

The female author (1911-2006) was born in Egypt where her father was a legal advisor to the Egyptian government. She was initially raised in Egypt but when her father died when the author was twelve, the family returned to England. 

Full Text

1941 [Hayter, Alethea Catharine] (1911-2006). Eden Island. A Novel. By J. C. Fennessy [pseud.]. London: Hodder & Stoughton. L, NLS, O

While most of the novel is the story of the life of an heiress, there are utopian elements both in the good works she undertakes and in her creation of Eden Island, which she establishes to provide a home for a refugee orchestra and others. The female author was born in Egypt where her father was a legal advisor to the Egyptian government. She was initially raised in Egypt but when her father died when the author was twelve, the family returned to England. The author consistently denied that she wrote works under a pseudonym.