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by Elizabeth Bowen
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Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it 7 years ago
Tense, compelling. Bowen really knew children. Especially unhappy ones.
antediluvian Germans in a pantry
antediluvian Germans in a pantry rated it 8 years ago
baby raptor jesus save me from repressed upper middle class white people.
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it 9 years ago
Rating: 2.75* of fiveThe Book Report: Henrietta and Leopold, two young people in transit, come together at the Paris house of Miss Fisher, a mousy spinster, and her formidable mother Madame Fisher. Henrietta is the granddaughter of an old frenemy of Madame's; Leopold has a less well-explained, more ...
Minor Characters
Minor Characters rated it 9 years ago
Bowen's writing is gorgeous, and the second part (The Past) fully deserves five stars. However, precocious literary children annoy the fuck out of me, so the first and third parts were not so much to my taste. Still, this was beautiful, lyrical enough to make me want to read more of the author's w...
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