A Master of Hidden Things | by John Banville | The New York Review of Books
Revisiting Elizabeth Bowen’s Collected Stories, one realizes that there are certain literary works that, once read, make one burn with envy of those readers who have still to come to them for the first time. There is not a story in this substantial volume, from the first to the last, that is not brought off beautifully.
To The North
Cecilia, capricious and unable to love, inches reluctantly towards a second marriage to the kind, passionless Julian Tower. Meanwhile, her sister-in-law, Emmeline, is surprised to find the calm tenor of her life disturbed by her attraction to the predatory Mark Linkwater. Markie's appearance disrupts the lives of both women, but in the pain of misunderstanding, it is Emmeline who reveals her vulnerability in a violent and tragic act. Reissued alongside The Hotel and The Little Girls
The Heat of the Day Limited Edition, Signed by Elizabeth BOWEN on Lorne Bair Rare Books
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. Limited to 500 copies. Octavo 19.5cm. ; original cloth in green decorative dust jacket; 10 ,372, 2 pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed, else Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Signed by the author on limitation page.
Elizabeth Bowen | Books, Biography, The Demon Lover, & Facts
Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973) was a British novelist and short-story writer whose work frequently detailed uneasy and unfulfilling relationships among the upper-middle class. She used a finely wrought prose style, and among her best known books are The House in Paris, The Death of the Heart, and The Demon Lover.
Ireland - Text and Screen
The brief answer to the title question is: nothing but a field and a gate. First of all however, a little bit about Elizabeth Bowen and what Bowen’s Court was. A vibrant literary tradition co…
Pictures and Conversations: Chapters of an Autobiography with Other Collected Writings by Elizabeth Bowen
Pictures and Conversations: Chapters of an Autobiography with Other Collected Writings by Elizabeth Bowen; Hardcover; $15.00
Writer. Born Elizabeth Dorothea Cole at 15 Herbert Place, Dublin. Educated in England, she published her first collection of stories, 'Encounters' in 1923. Her best known novels include 'The Death of the Heart' and 'The Heat of the Day'. Died at University College Hospital.
Georgian Architecture in Ireland - The River-side
Special Collections has material relating to Georgian architecture and in particular the activities of The Irish Georgian Society on display in the Boole Library, UCC. This display of material runs in tandem with Geraldine O’Riordan’s exhibition A Grand Tour. The Records of … Continue reading →