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Collected Stories

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Collected Stories by Elizabeth Bowen
Hardcover
Oct 15, 2019 | ISBN 9781101908181
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    Oct 15, 2019 | ISBN 9781101908181

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Praise

“Quite simply one of the best short story writers who ever lived.” —Newsweek

“Bowen’s stories show the awesome capabilities of the English language and the surprise and mystery of the human soul.” —Anne Tyler, The New Republic

“Bowen’s stories are novels that have been split open like rocks and reveal the glitter of the naked crystals which have formed them.” —V.S. Pritchett, Vogue

“Richly reconfirms the extraordinary contribution Elizabeth Bowen has made to English letters.” —Eudora Welty, The New York Times Book Review

Table Of Contents

Introduction by John Banville
Selected Bibliography
Chronology
 
FIRST STORIES
Breakfast
Daffodils
The Return
The Confidante
Requiescat
All Saints
The New House
Lunch
The Lover
Mrs Windermere
The Shadowy Third
The Evil that Men Do –
Sunday Evening
Coming Homes

THE TWENTIES
Ann Lee’s
The Parrot
The Visitor
The Contessina
Human Habitation
The Secession
Making Arrangements
The Storm
Charity
The Back Drawing-Room
Recent Photograph
Joining Charles
The Jungle
Shoes: An International Episode
The Dancing-Mistress
Aunt Tatty
Dead Mabelle
The Working Party
Foothold
The Cassowary
Telling
Mrs Moysey

THE THIRTIES
The Tommy Crans
The Good Girl
The Cat Jumps
The Last Night in the Old Home
The Disinherited
Maria
Her Table Spread
The Little Girl’s Room
Firelight in the Flat
The Man of the Family
The Needlecase
The Apple Tree
Reduced
Tears, Idle Tears
A Walk in the Woods
A Love Story
Look at All Those Roses
Attractive Modern Homes
The Easter Egg Party
Love
No. 16
A Queer Heart
The Girl with the Stoop

THE WAR YEARS
Unwelcome Idea
Oh, Madam…
Summer Night
In the Square
Sunday Afternoon
The Inherited Clock
The Cheery Soul
Songs My Father Sang Me
The Demon Lover
Careless Talk
The Happy Autumn Fields
Ivy Gripped the Steps
Pink May
Green Holly
Mysterious Kor
The Dolt’s Tale

POST-WAR STORIES
I Hear You Say So
Gone Away
Hand in Glove
A Day in the Dark

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