Frank Frankfort Moore

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Frank Frankfort Moore (1855–1931) was an Irish dramatist, biographer, novelist and poet. Born in Limerick, Ireland, Moore worked as a journalist (1876–92) before gaining fame as an author of fiction. Died at St. Leonard's, May 1931.[1]


  • Flying from a Shadow
  • Dawn
  • The Discoverer


An image of a man with a wrinkled, smiling face taking off a mask of a plain face. The accompanying text reads "The Sale of a Soul by F. Frankfort Moore".
Promotional poster for The Sale of a Soul.



  • The Lighter Side of English Life (1914)
  • A Mixed Grill (1914)



Notable Quotations[edit]

"He knew that to offer a man friendship when love is in his heart is like giving a loaf of bread to one who is dying of thirst." The Jessamy Bride

"I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God, it would be in a garden at the cool of the day." A Garden of Peace

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Frank Frankfort (1931-05-14). "Distinguished Litterateur Dead". Limerick Chronicle.