The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen
Widely known for her much-admired novels, including The Heat of the Day, The House in Paris, and The Death of the Heart, Elizabeth Bowen established herself in the front rank of the century's writers equally through her short fiction.
This collection brings together seventy-nine magnificent stories written over the course of four decades. Vividly featuring scenes of bomb-scarred London during the Blitz, frustrated lovers, acutely obcerved children, and even vengeful ghosts, these stories reinforce Bowen's reputation as an artist whose finely chiseled narratives--rich in imagination, psychological insight, and craft--transcend their time and place.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Ameise1 - LibraryThing
This book, filled with short stories about women of different types and men who believe the women to understand but can not at all this, was a great reading. The very different types of women ... Read full review
The Collected Stories of Elizabeth BowenUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Along with penning novels, Bowen was quite a prolific short story writer. Published posthumously (she shuffled off her mortal coil in 1973), this 1981 collection gathers 79 shorts on love, war, and even a ghost story. Read full review