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Product Description: Elizabeth Bowen began reviewing books in August 1935. By that time she was already an experienced fiction writer with four short story collections and four novels to her credit. Her fifth novel, The House in Paris, was published on 26 August 1935, just nine days after her first book review appeared in The New Statesman...read more

Hardcover:

9780810131545 | Northwestern Univ Pr, November 15, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Elizabeth Bowen began reviewing books in August 1935.

Paperback:

9780810131569 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, November 15, 2017), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Elizabeth Bowen began reviewing books in August 1935.

Product Description: This is Elizabeth Bowen's short memoir of her childhood in Dublin.

Paperback:

9780140389135 | Penguin Uk, February 9, 2015, cover price $5.15 | About this edition: This is Elizabeth Bowen's short memoir of her childhood in Dublin.

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Product Description: The prominent Buddhist religious leader and advocate for peace, Daisaku Ikeda, has placed dialogue at the centre of his efforts towards securing global justice and conflict resolution. However, far from constituting abstract plans for the future of the world, Ikeda's dialogues represent very concrete and focused activity...read more
By Christine Atieno (contributor), Elizabeth Bowen (contributor), Jason Goulah (contributor), Wayne Hudson (contributor) and Olivier Urbain (editor)

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9781780765716 | Tauris Academic Studies, September 26, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The prominent Buddhist religious leader and advocate for peace, Daisaku Ikeda, has placed dialogue at the centre of his efforts towards securing global justice and conflict resolution.

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Product Description: In his introduction to a collection of criticism on the Anglo-Irish author Elizabeth Bowen, Harold Bloom wrote, “What then has Bowen given us except nuance, bittersweet and intelligent? Much, much more.” Born in 1899, Bowen became part of the famous Bloomsbury scene, and her novels have a much-deserved place in the modernist canon...read more

Paperback:

9780226925264 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 7, 2012), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In his introduction to a collection of criticism on the Anglo-Irish author Elizabeth Bowen, Harold Bloom wrote, “What then has Bowen given us except nuance, bittersweet and intelligent?
9780140182996 | Reprint edition (Viking Pr, January 1, 1993), cover price $9.95
9780380496013 | Avon Books, May 1, 1980, cover price $2.25 | also contains Good Hunting: An American Spymaster's Story

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Product Description: From the 1940s to the 1960s, Elizabeth Bowen took an active role in spoken media and radio in particular by writing essays for broadcast, improvising interviews on the air and giving public lectures. During her lifetime, she published few of her broadcasts...read more

Hardcover:

9780748640416 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, June 1, 2010, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: From the 1940s to the 1960s, Elizabeth Bowen took an active role in spoken media and radio in particular by writing essays for broadcast, improvising interviews on the air and giving public lectures.

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Product Description: National bestseller and a Globe and Mail Best BookThe passionate, life-long love affair between two magicians of the written word. The Anglo-Irish novelist Elizabeth Bowen and the Canadian diplomat Charles Ritchie met at a christening in London, England, in 1941; shortly afterward they embarked on a love affair that lasted until her death in 1973...read more

Hardcover:

9780771035661 | McClelland & Stewart Ltd, October 21, 2008, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: National bestseller and a Globe and Mail Best BookThe passionate, life-long love affair between two magicians of the written word.

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After nearly fifty years after the event that changed their lives, an elderly woman seeks out two former school friends and brings them to task for a childhood prank. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9781400034796 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, July 1, 2004), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: After nearly fifty years after the event that changed their lives, an elderly woman seeks out two former school friends and brings them to task for a childhood prank.
9780140183054 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, February 1, 1992), cover price $12.95 | also contains The Death of the Playground: How the Loss of 'free-play' Has Affected the Soul of Corporate America | About this edition: In 1914 they had been 11 years old; three girls at St Agatha's, a day school on the South Coast.

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A young woman finds a collection of mysterious love letters in the attic of an old Irish country house and becomes obsessed with the young man, who, years before, had written them to her mother. Reprint.

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9781400031054 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, August 1, 2003), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A young woman finds a collection of mysterious love letters in the attic of an old Irish country house and becomes obsessed with the young man, who, years before, had written them to her mother.
9780140085419 | Reprint edition (Viking Pr, February 1, 1988), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A young girl finds a group of love letters in the attic of an old Irish country house and becomes obsessed with the young man, who, years before, had written them to her mother

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After an unhappy and fanciful childhood, orphan Eva Trout travels throughout Europe and America in search of love and serenity, in a new edition of the final novel by the acclaimed late author of The Death of the Heart. Reprint. 12,500 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780844667096 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, June 1, 1982, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Eva Trout, Elizabeth Bowen’s last novel, epitomizes her bold exploration of the territory between the comedy of manners and cutting social commentary.

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9780385721318 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, February 1, 2003), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: After an unhappy and fanciful childhood, Eva travels throughout Europe and America in seach of love and serenity.
9780140182989 | Reissue edition (Penguin USA, December 1, 1995), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Eva Trout has a capacity for making trouble, attracting trouble and for spreading trouble around her.

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In London, at the height of the German bombing during World War II, Stella Rodney finds her world turned upside down when she discovers that her lover, Robert, is suspected of selling secrets to the enemy and that his enigmatic pursuer, Harrison, will exchange his silence for Stella herself. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

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9780899662596 | Buccaneer Books, November 1, 1990, cover price $11.45 | About this edition: A novel which draws on a recollection of wartime London to depict the effect of war on the manners, morals and emotions of those not directly engaged in the fighting.

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9780385721288, titled "The Heat of the Day" | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, July 1, 2002), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In London, at the height of the German bombing during World War II, Stella Rodney finds her world turned upside down when she discovers that her lover, Robert, is suspected of selling secrets to the enemy and that his enigmatic pursuer, Harrison, will exchange his silence for Stella herself.
9780140183016, titled "The Heat of the Day" | Reissue edition (Viking Pr, June 1, 1991), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A novel which draws on a recollection of wartime London to depict the effect of war on the manners, morals and emotions of those not directly engaged in the fighting.
9780380423095 | Avon Books, February 1, 1979, cover price $1.95 | also contains World-Class Grooming for Horses: The English Rider's Complete Guide to Daily Care and Competition | About this edition: A novel which draws on a recollection of wartime London to depict the effect of war on the manners, morals and emotions of those not directly engaged in the fighting.

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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. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

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9780385721257, titled "The House in Paris" | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, April 1, 2002), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: 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.
9780140183030, titled "The House in Paris" | Reissue edition (Penguin USA, May 1, 1994), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Two children, strangers, wait in a house in Paris: Leopold for his mother, whom he has never seen; Henrietta for a train.
9780380446025 | Avon Books, August 1, 1979, cover price $2.50 | also contains Bioenergy and Biological Invasions: Ecological, Agronomic and Policy Perspectives on Minimizing Risk | About this edition: This title comes with an introduction by A.

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Product Description: In his introduction to a collection of criticism on the Anglo-Irish author Elizabeth Bowen, Harold Bloom wrote, “What then has Bowen given us except nuance, bittersweet and intelligent? Much, much more.” Born in 1899, Bowen became part of the famous Bloomsbury scene, and her novels have a much-deserved place in the modernist canon...read more

Hardcover:

9780837146850, titled "The Hotel." | Greenwood Pub Group, June 1, 1928, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: It's the balmy days of the 1920s and where could be more pleasant for a holiday than a hotel on the Italian Riviera?

Paperback:

9780226925240 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 7, 2012), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In his introduction to a collection of criticism on the Anglo-Irish author Elizabeth Bowen, Harold Bloom wrote, “What then has Bowen given us except nuance, bittersweet and intelligent?
9780099284758 | New edition (Gardners Books, August 25, 2001), cover price $15.30 | About this edition: Set during the 1920s, this story is about a comfortable hotel on the Italian Riviera, run for prosperous English visitors.
9780140183023 | Penguin USA, November 1, 1996, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The hotel on the Italian Riviera is full of women.
9780140004496 | Reissue edition (Penguin USA, March 1, 1988), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: English vacationers enjoy their holiday on the Italian Riviera gossiping and flirting among themselves, and intrigued by the mystery surrounding Sydney Warren

Product Description: 'One of the last century's greatest woman writers' Guardian When sixteen-year-old Portia is orphaned she is plunged into the sophisticated and politely treacherous world of her wealthy half-brother's home. There she encounters the attractive cad Eddie...read more

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9780613171670 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $22.70 | About this edition: 'One of the last century's greatest woman writers' Guardian When sixteen-year-old Portia is orphaned she is plunged into the sophisticated and politely treacherous world of her wealthy half-brother's home.

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Lois Farquar struggles to find her own identity and live her own life amid the family and guests of aristocrats Sir Richard Naylor and his wife, Lady Myra, at their country home in 1920s southern Ireland, while, all around them, the end of British rule and their treasured way of life rapidly approaches. Reprint. (A Trimark Pictures film, releasing Spring 2000, produced by Neil Jordan, written by John Banville, starring Maggie Smith & Michael Gambon) (Historical Fiction) (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780385720144 | Anchor Books, May 1, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: During the 1920s, in an Ireland torn by revolution, an upper-class family struggles to ignore the violence that threatens its stability
9780140183047 | Reprint edition (Viking Pr, June 1, 1987), cover price $11.95 | also contains Writing Away the Demons: Stories of Creative Coping Through Transformative Writing | About this edition: A social comedy depicting Anglo-Irish life at the troublesome time of 1920, by the author of THE HOTEL, FRIENDS AND RELATIONS and A WORLD OF LOVE.
9780380479771, titled "Last September" | Avon Books, December 1, 1979, cover price $2.25 | About this edition: The Last September is Elizabeth Bowen's portrait of a young woman's coming of age in a brutalized time and place, where the ordinariness of life floats like music over the impending doom of history.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780754002802 | Unabridged edition (Sterling Audio Books, April 1, 1999), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: A social comedy depicting Anglo-Irish life at the troublesome time of 1920, by the author of THE HOTEL, FRIENDS AND RELATIONS and A WORLD OF LOVE.

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Product Description: The Death of the Heart is perhaps Elizabeth Bowen's best-known book. As she deftly and delicately exposes the cruelty that lurks behind the polished surfaces of conventional society, Bowen reveals herself as a masterful novelist who combines a sense of humor with a devastating gift for divining human motivations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780394421728 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, June 1, 1939, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Orphaned at sixteen, Portia must learn to live with unknown relatives

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9780385720175, titled "The Death of the Heart" | Anchor Books, May 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The Death of the Heart is perhaps Elizabeth Bowen's best-known book.
9780140183009, titled "The Death of the Heart" | Reprint edition (Viking Pr, August 1, 1991), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Orphaned at sixteen, Portia must learn to live with unknown relatives
9780380436040 | Avon Books, June 1, 1979, cover price $2.25 | also contains Report of the Fourteenth Session of the Sub-committee on Fish Trade: Bergen, Norway 24-28 February 2014 | About this edition: It is London in the late 1930s, and into a coterie of rather grand early-middle-aged people the sixteen-year-old orphan Portia is plunged beyond her depth.

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In 1920s London, Cecilia Summers, a recent widow, and her sister-in-law, Emmeline, face difficulties in their relationships with, respectively, the kind, but unemotional Julian Tower, and Mark Linkwater, who dictates the terms of his love affair. Reprint.

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9781400096558 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, April 11, 2006), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In 1920s London, Cecilia Summers, a recent widow, and her sister-in-law, Emmeline, face difficulties in their relationships with, respectively, the kind, but unemotional Julian Tower, and Mark Linkwater, who dictates the terms of his love affair.
9780099287766, titled "To the North." | New edition (Gardners Books, May 27, 1999), cover price $15.30 | About this edition: Portrays the classic romantic entanglement of an honest, well-meaning young woman who cannot resist becoming involved with a man who is patently caddish and predatory.
9780140183061 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, March 1, 1997), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: In 1920s London, Cecilia Summers, a recent widow, and her sister-in-law, Emmeline, face difficulties in their relationships with, respectively, the kind, but unemotional Julian Tower, and Mark Linkwater, who dictates the terms of his love affair
9780140005349 | Viking Pr, cover price $6.95 | also contains The Boys 4: We Gotta Go Now | About this edition: In 1920s London, Cecilia Summers, a recent widow, and her sister-in-law, Emmeline, face difficulties in their relationships with, respectively, the kind, but unemotional Julian Tower, and Mark Linkwater, who dictates the terms of his love affair

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Paperback:

9780905169811 | Poolbeg Pr Ltd, July 1, 1997, cover price $12.95

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Seventy-seven stories by the acclaimed Irish writer range from the 1920s to the present and demonstrate the immediacy of her vision, her intense sense of place and character, and her mastery of the short-story form (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780394516660 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1981, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Seventy-seven stories by the acclaimed Irish writer range from the 1920s to the present and demonstrate the immediacy of her vision, her intense sense of place and character, and her mastery of the short-story form

Paperback:

9780880014939 | Ecco Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Seventy-seven stories by the acclaimed Irish writer range from the 1920s to the present and demonstrate the immediacy of her vision, her intense sense of place and character, and her mastery of the short-story form
9780880012249 | Ecco Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Seventy-seven stories by the acclaimed Irish writer range from the 1920s to the present and demonstrate the immediacy of her vision, her intense sense of place and character, and her mastery of the short-story form

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Product Description: Elizabeth Bowen is regarded as the literary link between Virginia Woolf's Bloomsbury circle and the best of the women writers who followed, including Iris Murdoch and Muriel Sparks. Join the audience at a magical evening as celebrated actress Rosemary Harris brings to life the works of this renowned 20th century, Anglo-Irish writer...read more

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781572700130 | Audio Partners, April 1, 1996, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Elizabeth Bowen is regarded as the literary link between Virginia Woolf's Bloomsbury circle and the best of the women writers who followed, including Iris Murdoch and Muriel Sparks.

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Product Description: Elizabeth Bowen's account of a time spent in Rome is no ordinary guidebook but an evocation of a city - its history, its architecture and, above all, its atmosphere. She describes the famous classical sites, conjuring from the ruins visions of former inhabitants and their often bloody activities and speculates about the immense noise of ancient Rome, the problems caused by the Romans' dining posture, and the Roman temperament...read more

Hardcover:

9780844665375 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, June 1, 1992, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Elizabeth Bowen's account of a time spent in Rome is no ordinary guidebook but an evocation of a city - its history, its architecture and, above all, its atmosphere.

Paperback:

9780140095845 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, May 1, 1990), cover price $9.95 | also contains Jorge Morel: Solo Pieces for the Young Guitarist | About this edition: The author's account of a visit to Rome describes its history and architecture, interspersed with reflections on its character and mood

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Provides a critical analysis of the history of British writing in the fields of drama, poetry, fiction, and diaries

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9780500013038 | Thames & Hudson, August 1, 1986, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Provides a critical analysis of the history of British writing in the fields of drama, poetry, fiction, and diaries

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Three centuries of Irish history are combined with a chronicle of the Bowen family in a personal narrative of the changing fortunes of the wealthy, landed gentry

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9780912946672 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1979, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Three centuries of Irish history are combined with a chronicle of the Bowen family in a personal narrative of the changing fortunes of the wealthy, landed gentry

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