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The Last September - Elizabeth Bowen
The Last September
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4.33 15
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099276470 (009927647X)
Publisher: Vintage Books UK
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 The Last September
bookshelves: film-only, autumn-2012, britain-ireland, lifestyles-deathstyles, published-1929, period-piece Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Laura Read from August 31 to September 01, 2012 http://youtu.be/6EDmYfR9R5EMichael Gambon ... Sir Richard NaylorTom Hickey ... O'BrienKeeley Hawes ... Lois Farq...
Nigeyb
Nigeyb rated it
Great art is both challenging and accessible. Elizabeth Bowen's highly wrought Modernist writing style resulted in me having to frequently re-read passages and ponder their meaning. It's not a style I enjoy. I like clarity and prefer to be led by hand.It's a shame because she manages to evoke a cle...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
http://youtu.be/6EDmYfR9R5EMichael Gambon ... Sir Richard NaylorTom Hickey ... O'BrienKeeley Hawes ... Lois FarquarDavid Tennant ... Captain Gerald ColthurstRichard Roxburgh ...Captain DaventryGary Lydon ... Peter ConnollyMaggie Smith ... Lady Myra Naylor Summary - In 1920s Ireland, an elderly...
lizpatanders
lizpatanders rated it
4.0 The Last September
The Last September is a social comedy, along the lines of Pride and Prejudice, yet with slightly darker elements. This is also written in a much more specific political and historical context, specifically in Ireland in 1920, around the time of the revolution. I read this book for a class and defi...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
4.0
The characters of The Last September all seem to suffer from lethargy and incipient depression. They are unable to act, know, or even care. Only the wind has energy. Throughout the novel they are increasingly defined by relationship to objects, a move which is foreshadowed by the narrator's early li...
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