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The Death of the Heart

The Death of the Heart

by Elizabeth Bowen

Editeur : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780385720175
Broché: 432
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Taille du fichier: 11 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2020-10-19
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The Death of the Heart is perhaps Elizabeth Bowen's best-known book. As she deftly and delicately exposes the cruelty that lurks behind the polished surfaces of conventional society, Bowen reveals herself as a masterful novelist who combines a sense of humor with a devastating gift for divining human motivations. In this piercing story of innocence betrayed set in the thirties, the orphaned Portia is stranded in the sophisticated and politely treacherous world of her wealthy half-brother's home in London.There she encounters the attractive, carefree cad Eddie. To him, Portia is at once child and woman, and her fears her gushing love. To her, Eddie is the...