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Author Profile: Elizabeth Bowen

January 18th 2016

Elizabeth Bowen’s commitment to the short story was extraordinary. Best known for her novels, she has said, according to Lee, that she would give up any of these for her short stories…’ AIMEE GASSTON draws us into the life and writing of Elizabeth Bowen.

Samuel Beckett’s Ping

September 15th 2014

K.S. DEARSLEY has a closer look at Samuel Beckett’s modernist short story ‘Ping’: ‘Prentice called ‘Echo’s Bones’ a ‘nightmare’ and when I first picked up ‘Ping’ I felt pretty much the same way. But the trick to appreciating this story is a simple one…’

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