Télécharger le livre :  Emmeline

Nous sommes à Londres, dans les années trente. Emmeline, vingt-cinq ans, est responsable d’une agence de voyages et partage son toit avec la veuve de son frère, Cecilia. Si toutes deux sont jeunes, jolies et célibataires, leurs caractères sont aux antipodes :...
Editeur : Libretto
Parution : 2014-10-16
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Télécharger le livre :  Les cœurs détruits

1937.Portia, jeune fille de seize ans, est accueillie à la mort de sa mère par son demi-frère Thomas et sa femme Anna dans leur luxueuse maison de Londres. Mais Portia va bientôt sentir qu’elle n’est pas vraiment la bienvenue dans le petit monde des deux époux. Perdue...
Editeur : Libretto
Parution : 2014-10-16
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Télécharger le livre :  The Selected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen

SELECTED AND WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY TESSA HADLEYA girl shares her secret den. A couple stroll through a ruined city. A man walks into a ladies' hat shop. A teacher dreams of killing her pupil.Spanning the 1920s to the post-war years, this new selection brings...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-04-01

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Télécharger le livre :  Friends And Relations

FRIENDS AND RELATIONS, of all Elizabeth Bowen's novels, is perhaps the most personal and the most domestic. This is a view of life in a moneyed upper-middle class enjoying its sunset of prosperity, security and complacency - and by no means free from triviality. But its...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2015-07-02

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Télécharger le livre :  Friends And Relations

Two sisters, two weddings, just months apart. These marriages produce a tangle of friends, relations and lovers that starts to unravel ten years later, during one intense week.Two of Bowen’s most memorable characters are in attendance: Lady Elfrida, a creature of...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2015-07-02

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Télécharger le livre :  Collected Stories

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY A. N. WILSONThroughout these seventy-nine stories - love stories, ghost stories, stories of childhood, of English middle-class life in the twenties and thirties, of London during the Blitz - Elizabeth Bowen combines social comedy and reportage,...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2015-06-11

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Télécharger le livre :  The Little Girls

In 1914 they had been eleven years old; three little girls at St Agatha's, a day school on the South Coast. Fifty years later, Dinah, beautiful as ever, advertises in the national newspapers to find the other two – Clare, now established with a successful business, and...
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Télécharger le livre :  The Last September

Read Elizabeth Bowen’s accessible feminist take on the Irish aristocracyWITH AN INTRODUCTION BY VICTORIA GLENDINNINGThe Irish troubles rage, but up at the 'Big House', tennis parties, dances and flirtations with the English officers continue, undisturbed by the...
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Télécharger le livre :  The Mulberry Tree

This selection of Bowen's non-fictional writings includes her wonderfully funny, precise recollections of schooldays and childhood experiences, her brilliant evocations of London in wartime and of the Irish 'big house', and penetrating accounts of some of her most...
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Télécharger le livre :  Bowen's Court & Seven Winters

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...
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Télécharger le livre :  The House In Paris

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY A.S. BYATTWhen eleven-year-old Henrietta arrives at the Fishers' residence in Paris, little does she know what fascinating secrets the house itself contains. Henrietta finds that her visit coincides with that of Leopold, an intense child who has...
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Télécharger le livre :  To The North

Cecilia, capricious and unable to love, inches reluctantly towards a second marriage to the kind, passionless Julian Tower. Meanwhile, her sister-in-law, Emmeline, is surprised to find the calm tenor of her life disturbed by her attraction to the predatory Mark...
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Parution : 2015-06-11

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Télécharger le livre :  The Hotel

It's the balmy days of the 1920s and where could be more pleasant for a holiday than a hotel on the Italian Riviera? Filled with prosperous English visitors, the Hotel offers a closed world of wealth and comfort. It also provides the stage for the display of social...
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Télécharger le livre :  A Time In Rome

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...
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Télécharger le livre :  The Heat Of The Day

It is wartime London, and the carelessness of people with no future flows through the evening air. Stella discovers that her lover Robert is suspected of selling information to the enemy. Harrison, the British intelligence agent on his trail, wants to bargain, the price...
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Parution : 2015-06-11

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Télécharger le livre :  A World Of Love

A packet of letters, found in an attic, leads young Jane into the world of love. The attic is in Montefort, a corroding country house in County Cork, which harbours a collection of people held there by ties of kinship or habit, and haunted by the memory of its former...
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Télécharger le livre :  The Shelbourne

Elizabeth Bowen takes us on a tour through the history of the famous Dublin landmark, the Shelbourne Hotel, in this evocative account of Irish life. Looking out on Dublin as if from the windows of the Shelbourne, and then turning inward to witness the impact of events...
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Télécharger le livre :  The Death Of The Heart

An immaculate portrait of adolescent love from one of our most beloved novelists.'One of the last century's greatest woman writers' GuardianWhen sixteen-year-old Portia is orphaned, she is plunged into the sophisticated and politely treacherous world of her wealthy...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
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