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Silently bearing the unbearable: The House in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen

The House in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen ~ 1935. This edition: Knopf, 1936. Hardcover. 270 pages.

This novel is stiff with secrets. Everyone is hiding something, and the frequent silences are screaming with unspoken words. 870 more words


What wasn't there: The Little Girls by Elizabeth Bowen

The Little Girls by Elizabeth Bowen ~ 1964. This edition: The Reprint Society, 1966. Hardcover. 256 pages.

The verdict is in regarding me and Elizabeth Bowen. 1,002 more words


Short Course | Greeks Bearing Gifts

In Spring 2018, I am pleased to offer a new 8-week short course through Adult Continuing Education (University College Cork) entitled¬†Greeks Bearing Gifts: Classical Legacies in Art and Literature… 203 more words

Elizabeth Bowen

'If only I'd been warned!' - writers choose books to give to their younger selves

Julian Barnes, Margaret Drabble, Tessa Hadley, David Nicholls and others opt reading matter that would have been useful when young

Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes. Photo: Roberto Ricciuti/ Getty Images…

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“Dialogue should convey a sense of spontaneity but eliminate the repetitiveness of real talk.”

~ELIZABETH BOWEN 6 more words


Radio | The Brits, The Blitz and The Bedwarmer

A call out of the blue can sometimes be a pleasant surprise! This was true when I picked up the phone one day to the very wonderful, award-winning documentary maker,¬†Leeanne O’Donnell. 467 more words

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Eva Trout - Elizabeth Bowen (1968)

The 1968 club starts today, hosted again by Simon and Karen. I have done my homework well everybody, and have already read both books I had selected from the tottering piles I already own (note I did not buy anything specially). 901 more words