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Collected Stories
By Elizabeth Bowen

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Collected Stories by Elizabeth Bowen

Book Description

This book comes with an introduction by A. N. Wilson. Throughout these seventy-nine stories - love stories, ghost stories, stories of childhood, of English middle-class life in the twenties and thirties, of London during the Blitz - Elizabeth Bowen combines social comedy and reportage, perception and vision in an oeuvre which reveals, as Angus Wilson affirms in his introduction, that 'the instinctive artist is there at the very heart of her work'.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099287735
ISBN-10: 0099287730
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 39mm)
Pages: 896
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Elizabeth Bowen

People, Places, Things by Elizabeth Bowen People, Places, Things, Paperback (November 2008)

This volume collects for the first time essays published in British, Irish, and American periodicals during Bowen's lifetime as well as essays which have never been published before. The essays include Bowen's observations on age, toys, disappointment, writers, and manners.

Bazaar and Other Stories by Elizabeth Bowen Bazaar and Other Stories, Hardback (June 2008)

Covering a range of situations - broken engagements, encounters with ghosts, brushes with crime - these previously uncollected stories demonstrate the virtuosity that characterizes all of Elizabeth Bowen's writing.

Time in Rome by Elizabeth Bowen Time in Rome, Paperback (March 2003)

Presenting an account of a time spent in Rome, the author describes its history, its architecture, its atmosphere, and the famous classical sites in the city.

Hotel by Elizabeth Bowen Hotel, Paperback (August 2001)

Filled with prosperous English visitors, the Hotel offers a closed world of wealth and comfort. It also provides the stage for the display of social niceties, for passionate but unspoken love affairs and for the comedy of the shared bathroom.

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Author Biography - Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Bowen was born in Dublin in 1899, the only child of an Irish lawyer and land-owner. She travelled a great deal, dividing most of her time between London and Bowen's Court, the family house in County Cork which she inherited. Her first book, a collection of shorts stories, Encounters, was published in 1923. The Hotel (1926) was her first novel. She was awarded the CBE in 1948, and received honorary degrees from Trinity College, Dublin in 1949, and from Oxford University in 1956. The Royal Society of Literature made her a Companion of Literature in 1965. Elizabeth Bowen died in 1973.

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