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In Seven Winters Elizabeth Bowen recalls with endearing candour her family and her Dublin childhood as seen through the eyes of a child who could not read till she was seven and who fed her imagination only on sights and sounds.

Bowen's Court describes the history of one Anglo-Irish family in County Cork from the Cromwellian settlement until 1959, when the author, the last of the Bowens, was forced to sell the house she loved. With the mastery that is the hallmark of her novels Elizabeth reviews ten generations of Bowens as representative of a class - the Protestant Irish gentry. Their lives were ones of fanatical commitment to property, lawsuits, formidable matriachs, violent conflicts, hunting, drinking and breeding, self-destructive and self-sustaining fantasies...

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Bowen's Court describes the history of one Anglo-Irish family in County Cork from the Cromwellian settlement until 1959, when Elizabeth Bowen was forced to sell the family house she loved. Bowen reviews ten generations of her family, representatives of the Protestant Irish gentry whose lives were dominated by property, lawsuits, formidable matriarchs, violent conflicts, hunting, drinking, and self-destructive fantasies.

Seven Winters recalls with endearing candour Bowen's family and her Dublin childhood as seen through the eyes of a child who could not read till she was seven and who fed her imagination only on sights and sounds.

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Bowen's Court & Seven Winters "Bowen's Court" describes the history of the author's Anglo-Irish family in County Cork, from the Cromwellian sttlement until 1959. In "Seven Winters", Elizabeth Bowen recalls, with endearing candour, her family and Dublin childhood. Full description

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Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 194 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Seven Winters Elizabeth Bowen recalls with endearing candour her family and her Dublin childhood as seen through the eyes of a child who could not read till she was seven and who fed her imagination only on sights and sounds. Bowen s Court describes the history of one Anglo-Irish family in County Cork from the Cromwellian settlement until 1959, when the author, the last of the Bowens, was forced to sell the house she loved. With the mastery that is the hallmark of her novels Elizabeth reviews ten generations of Bowens as representative of a class - the Protestant Irish gentry. Their lives were ones of fanatical commitment to property, lawsuits, formidable matriachs, violent conflicts, hunting, drinking and breeding, self-destructive and self-sustaining fantasies. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099287797

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Book Description Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random. Book Condition: New. 1999. Paperback. "Bowen's Court" describes the history of the author's Anglo-Irish family in County Cork, from the Cromwellian sttlement until 1959. In "Seven Winters", Elizabeth Bowen recalls, with endearing candour, her family and Dublin childhood. Num Pages: 544 pages, facsimiles, portraits. BIC Classification: 1DBR; BG; WQY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 33. Weight in Grams: 382. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099287797

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