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The collected stories of Elizabeth Bowen.

Author: Elizabeth Bowen
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout these 79 stories - love stories, ghost stories, stories of childhood, of English middle-class life, of London during the Blitz - Elizabeth Bowen combines social comedy and reportage, perception and vision.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Bowen
ISBN: 0099287730 9780099287735
OCLC Number: 59378705
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1980.
Description: 784 p.
Contents: 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 home --
Ann Lee's --
The parrot --
The visitor --
The contessina --
Human habitation --
The succession --
Making arrangements --
The storm --
Charity --
The back drawing-room --
Recent photograph --
Joining Charles --
The jungle --
Shoes : an international episode --
The dancing-mistress --
Aunt Tatty --
Dead Mabelle --
The working party --
Foothold --
The cassowary --
Telling --
Mrs. Moysey --
The Tommy crans --
The good girl --
The cat jumps --
The last night in the old home --
The disinherited --
Maria --
Her table-spread --
The little girl's room --
Firelight in the flat --
The man of the family --
The needlecase --
The apple tree --
Reduced --
Tears, idle tears --
A walk in the woods --
A love story --
Look at all those roses --
Attractive modern homes --
The Easter-egg party --
Love --
No. 16 --
A queer heart --
The girl with the stoop --
Unwelcome idea --
Oh Madam --
Summer night --
In the square --
Sunday afternoon --
The inherited clock --
The cheery soul --
Songs my father sang me --
The demon lover --
Careless talk --
The happy autumn fields --
Ivy gripped the steps --
Pink May --
Green holly --
Mysterious Kor --
The dolt's tale --
I hear you say so --
Gone away --
Hand in glove --
A day in the dark.

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Features seventy-nine stories such as: love stories, ghost stories, stories of childhood, of English middle-class life in the twenties and thirties, and of London during the Blitz.  Read more...

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"Bowen's stories show the awesome capabilities of the English language and the surprise and mystery of the human soul" Anne Tyler "Bowen's stories are novels that have been split open like rocks and Read more...

 
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