Mrs. F. E. Crichton
1877- ; b. Belfast , ed. Richmond [London]; short stories in The Precepts
of Andy Saul [based on old gardener]; IF lists The Soundless Tide
(Arnold 1911); Tinkers Hollow (Arnold 1912); The Blind
Side of the Heart (Dublin: Maunsel 1915). Her subject is the life
of gentry and peasantry in Co. Down. pleasant gleams of Northern
humour ... and ... human interest. In Blind Side, the
vital differenc of Celtic and Saxon temperaments is suggested throughout.
(appended to 1915 pop. edn. of Mrs. Martins Man), lists The
Blind Side of the Heart, by F. E. Crichton, with several notices calling
it a very fine Irish story in which the author reproduces
Irish humour and the native dialect that gives it such a charm
(Dublin Daily Express), and told with simplicity and naturalness
equal to that of the people themselves (Glasgow News).