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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
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"Bowen's stories show the awesome capabilities of the English language and the surprise and mystery of the human soul" (Anne Tyler)
"Bowen's stories are novels that have been split open like rocks and reveal the glitter of the naked crystals which have formed them" (V.S. Pritchett Vogue)
Celebrated for her much-admired novels, including The Heat of the Day and The Death of the Heart, Bowen established herself in the front rank of the century's writers equally through her short fiction.
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Book Description Penguin Books, Great Britain. Softcover. Condition: Good. With an introduction by Angus Wilson. This collection brings together seventy-nine magnificent stories written over the course of four decades. Vividly featuring scenes of bomb-scarred London during the Blitz, frustrated lovers, acutely observed children, and even vengeful ghosts, these stories reinforce Bowen's reputation as an artist whose finely chiseled narratives--rich in imagination, psychological insight, and craft--transcend their time and place. 784 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0140062653. ISBN/EAN: 9780140062656. Inventory No: 237578. Seller Inventory # 237578