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The Collected Stories - Elizabeth Bowen
The Collected Stories
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Widely known for her much-admired novels, including The Heat of the Day, The House in Paris, and The Death of the Heart, Elizabeth Bowen established herself in the front rank of the century's writers equally through her short fiction.This collection brings together seventy-nine magnificent... show more
Widely known for her much-admired novels, including The Heat of the Day, The House in Paris, and The Death of the Heart, Elizabeth Bowen established herself in the front rank of the century's writers equally through her short fiction.This collection brings together seventy-nine magnificent stories written over the course of four decades. Vividly featuring scenes of bomb-scarred London during the Blitz, frustrated lovers, acutely obcerved children, and even vengeful ghosts, these stories reinforce Bowen's reputation as an artist whose finely chiseled narratives—rich in imagination, psychological insight, and craft—transcend their time and place.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781400096565 (1400096561)
ASIN: 1400096561
Publisher: Anchor
Pages no: 784
Edition language: English
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IntroductionFirst Stories--Breakfast--Daffodils--The Return--The Confidante--Requiescat--All Saints--The New House--Lunch--The Lover--Mrs Windermere--The Shadowy Third--The Evil that Men Do ----Sunday Evening--Coming HomeThe Twenties--Ann Lee's--The Parrot--The Visitor--The Contessina--Human Habitat...
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My paperback copy from the 80s has disintegrated along with the glue, and long before I got to all the stories. The handful of supernatural stories such as "The Demon Lover" are really wonderful. I'm too stubborn and completist to give up on the mess so I'm working through this a chunk of pages at a...
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The trouble with adding in books I've owned for years is that I came be sure I've read them! I think I did read this when I bought it 20+ years ago, but, well, maybe not.
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