Bowen, Elizabeth 1899-1973
Most widely held works about Elizabeth Bowen
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Bowen
The death of the heart by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
88 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,594 libraries worldwide
As she deftly and delicately exposes the cruelty that lurks behind the polished surfaces of conventional society, Bowen offers the piercing story of innocence betrayed at a 1930s British seaside resort. "One of the finest, one of the deepest ... of contemporary English novels."--"Saturday Review."
The heat of the day by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
57 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,367 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Bowen recreates the tense and dangerous atmosphere of London during the bombing raids of World War II. Many people have fled the city, and those who stayed behind find themselves thrown together in an odd intimacy born of crisis. Stella Rodney is one of those who chose to stay. But for her, the sense of impending catastrophe becomes acutely personal when she discovers that her lover, Robert, is suspected of selling secrets to the enemy, and that the man who is following him wants Stella herself as the price of his silence. Caught between these two men, not sure whom to believe, Stella finds her world crumbling as she learns how little we can truly know of those around us.
The collected stories of Elizabeth Bowen by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,172 libraries worldwide
Contains 79 stories by the author.
The house in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
60 editions published between 1926 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,720 libraries worldwide
As a young boy waits in Paris for the mother he has never met, the circumstances surrounding his birth are revealed in the story of a brief and passionate love affair between a rich English girl and a Jewish banker.
Eva Trout; or, Changing scenes by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
19 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and held by 1,717 libraries worldwide
After an unhappy and fanciful childhood, Eva travels throughout Europe and America in seach of love and serenity.
The little girls by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
25 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,563 libraries worldwide
Three aging English ladies attempt, literally and figuratively, to dig up the secret of their childhood, but find only their own damaged selves.
The last September by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
55 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,441 libraries worldwide
"A novel of Ireland in the Nineteen-Twenties"--Cover.
A world of love by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
38 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a few days in the lives of an Irish family living in a dilapidated old country house, Montefort, belonging to the middle-aged Antonia, but chiefly occupied by Fred and Lilia Danby and their two daughters, Jane and Maud. The oldest, the former, finds some old love letters in the attic written by the long dead dashing young man Guy Danby to whom Jane's mother was once engaged. These letters read and unread, change the lives of all the family.
A time in Rome by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
17 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
The hotel by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
30 editions published between 1927 and 2003 in English and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
Pictures and conversations by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 945 libraries worldwide
This, Elizabeth Bowen's last book, includes an unfinished autobiography, the beginnings of a novel, an essay, a nativity play, and 'Notes on writing a novel'.
To the north by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
38 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in English and French and held by 922 libraries worldwide
Chronique feutrée mais impitoyable d'une jeune vie assassinée par la méchanceté et la bêtise ordinaires - ces alliées de toujours - ... mais qui acquiert avant de disparaître une lucidité et une fermeté d'acier trempé : il n'en faut pas moins quand on a décidé de se venger avec grandeur.
Bowen's Court by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
23 editions published between 1942 and 1998 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
Collected impressions by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
9 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
The Heritage of British literature ( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Seven winters; memories of a Dublin childhood & afterthoughts, pieces on writing by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
7 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
The mulberry tree : writings of Elizabeth Bowen by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
Friends and relations by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
25 editions published between 1931 and 2002 in English and French and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Roman où les passions frémissent sous le poids des conventions sociales et dans lequel l'adultère est évoqué sans jamais être pratiqué.
English novelists by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
27 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 667 libraries worldwide
Look at all those roses, short stories by Elizabeth Bowen ( Book )
17 editions published between 1941 and 1967 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Adolescence Authors, English Biography Bombardment of London (England : 1940-1941) Bowen, Elizabeth,--1899-1973 Bowen family British Conflict of generations Country homes Criticism, interpretation, etc. England England--London England--Worcestershire English fiction English literature Female friendship Fiction Fiction--Technique France--Paris Girls Great Britain Guardian and ward History Ireland Ireland--Cork (County) Italy Italy--Riviera Italy--Rome Literature Loss (Psychology) Love-letters Manners and customs Middle-aged women Missing persons Mothers and daughters Novelists, English Novelists, Irish Orphans Psychological fiction Reunions Separation (Psychology) Travel Treason Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Trollope, Anthony,--1815-1882 Women Women and literature Women novelists, English World War (1939-1945) Young women
Bowen, Bitha, 1899-1973
Bowen, Elizabeth Dorothea Cole, 1899-1973
Cameron, Elizabeth Bowen.
Cameron, Elizabeth Bowen, 1899-1973
Cole, Dorothea, 1899-1973
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