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Amanda McKittrick Ros
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    (December 8, 1860-circa February 2, 1939)
    Born in Drumaness, Ireland
    Author of the novels 'Irene Iddesleigh,' 'Delina Delaney,' and 'Helen Huddleston'
    Wrote two collections of poetry, 'Poems of Puncture' and 'Fumes of Formation'
    Born Anna Margaret McKittrick
    Married Andrew Ross
    She has been called 'the worst novelist of all time.'
    She described breasts as 'lactose engorged orbs of enjoymentastical funliness' (this isn't even the worst of her prose).
    Mark Twain called her first novel, 'Irene Iddesleigh,' 'one of the greatest unintentionally hilarious novels of all time.'
    C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien had contests to see how long they could read her without laughing.
    She was snobbish.
    She overused alliteration in her works.
    Her husband paid to have her first novel published (awwwww).
    She bought a house with her earnings and called it Iddesleigh.
    She was a teacher.
    Hey, she had a following among a lot of distinguished writers.

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