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Vienna Waits and Paris Won't Run Away

Good Evening Wanna-Bes,

In the hours after finishing Briony’s novel, while waiting for the library to fill my request, to supply me with a copy of… 508 more words

Book Review: The Heat of the Day by Elizabeth Bowen

Old fashioned and quirky with sentences that beat to a strange rhythm, you’re not even half way through the first chapter of The Heat of the Day… 619 more words


Royal Botanic Gardens Kew + The Queen’s Speech

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Kew Gardens Christmas Trail. Lakeside explosions of The Nutcracker, kaleidoscopic cacophonies of the chattering classes, lower-upper-middle class people in glasshouses, why my… 59 more words


Encounters - Early Stories by Elizabeth Bowen

ENCOUNTERS – Early Stories by Elizabeth Bowen
Sidgwick & Jackson 1949

***My real-time review of this book will take place in the comment stream below as and when I re-read each story.***

Pause: Fade In Train Noises

‘Having timed her by her only possible train, he locked the door about mid-day, and crossed the hollow field to the verge of the upland by the Brown House, where he stood and looked over the vast prospect northwards, and over the nearer landscape in which Alfredston stood.
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Literature, Writing