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The bazaar and other stories

Author: Elizabeth Bowen; Allan Hepburn
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A prolific writer of short stories, Elizabeth Bowen claimed towards the end of her life that "a story deals in the not-yet-thought-of but always possible." Covering a range of situations - broken engagements, encounters with ghosts, brushes with crime - these stories demonstrate the virtuosity of technique that characterizes all of Bowen's writing. With this collection, Bowen, gifted with keen social observation,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Bowen; Allan Hepburn
ISBN: 9780748635719 0748635718 0748635726 9780748635726
OCLC Number: 214307545
Description: vi, 377 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Salon des dames --
Moses --
Just imagine --
The pink biscuit --
Flavia --
She gave him --
Brigands --
The unromantic princess --
Comfort and joy --
The good earl --
The lost hope --
I died of love --
So much depends --
Emergency in the gothic wing --
The claimant --
Candles in the window --
Happiness --
The Bazaar --
Miss Jolley has no plans for the future --
The man and the boy --
Story scene --
Flowers will do --
The last bus --
Fairies at the christening --
Christmas games --
Home for Christmas --
Ghost story --
Women in love.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Bowen ; edited with an introduction by Allan Hepburn.

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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  Read more...

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[Allan Hepburn's] scholarly detective work is accompanied by extensive annotations and a very useful introduction, and, in addition, he has reproduced a number of Bowen's unpublished stories. The Read more...

 
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