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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.

Serious Moonlight

October 2nd 2013

photo by Mikhail Noel by Karen Whiteson In a radio interview in 1947, Elizabeth Bowen was asked to discuss the book which had most influenced her early years; she chose H. Rider Haggard’s She. Bowen first read this Edwardian Gothic novel at the age of twelve, when she had ‘exhausted the myths of childhood…when I was […]

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