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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Michael Banim (1796–1874)

Banim, Michael (1796–1874). An Irish novelist; born in Kilkenny, Aug. 5, 1796; died in Booterstown, Aug. 30, 1874. He claimed to have written 13 out of the 24 books of fiction confusedly associated with the names of John and Michael Banim, and called himself the author of ‘Crohoore of the Bill Hook,’ one of the most popular of the ‘O’Hara Tales’; ‘The Ghost Hunter’ (1833); ‘Father Connell’ (1842); and ‘The Town of the Cascades’ (2 vols., 1864). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).