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Journey's End

For the past eight months I have read nothing but Irish writing and literature, in all its shapes and forms. It has been an interesting experience. 3,289 more words

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The Heat of the Day - Elizabeth Bowen

I read this for the war novel category of the Back to the Classics challenge.

I enjoyed reading this but found I couldn’t quite give it the attention it deserved as my job meant I could only read a chapter here and there before bed or a breakfast. 468 more words


Talking to Writers: Part 2

Last week, I introduced you to http://www.nineteenquestions.com. Well, this week I’ve got three more writer-interview sites for you. They are, in my opinion, “The Big Three”: Writers & Company… 334 more words

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Quotes: Elizabeth Bowen, Confucius, and St. Thomas Aquinas

“The best that an individual can do is to do what he or she can do, together with a burning desire to do it better.” (Elizabeth Bowen) 33 more words

The Love Charm of Bombs

This interesting review in The Guardian reminded me that I am yet to pick this book up, despite having got it in hardback when it first came out. 41 more words

387 Short Stories: Day 85: Story 85: The Jungle by Elizabeth Bowen

Title: The Jungle
Author: Elizabeth Bowen
Taken from: The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Bowen is one of those writers who grow on you. It has been years since I have been reading her. 169 more words


The Thrill of the Gothic

I recently completed a study of Irish Gothic fiction which included, among others, the works of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Gerald Griffin, and W.B. Yeats. 521 more words

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