The Manx CAD by John Cannan


The Manx CAD: The remarkable story of Alfred Curphy Squire of Ballamoar

by John Cannan

Paperback, 48 pages

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  • Dimensions: 21 × 21 cm
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The Manx CAD: The remarkable story of Alfred Curphey Squire of Ballamoar

Alfred Curphey was an inveterate rogue who seduced the wives of the rich and famous and was quite prepared to disappear quickly leaving a trail of debts behind him. Using money paid from a cuckolded husband to leave his wife alone, Alfred built a palatial mansion at Ballamoar on the Isle of Man where he enjoyed a lavish lifestyle with his latest conquest. In short, he was an example of the type of character we associate with the late Victorian and early Edwardian era, namely a notorious ‘cad’.

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