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The Heat of the Day

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It is wartime London, and the carelessness of people with no future flows through the evening air. Stella discovers that her lover Robert is ... Show synopsis

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Bowen's Post-war Throw

by g1e2l3i4o5t on Jan 23, 2009

Elizabeth Bowen took a long time to follow up her successful "Death of the Heart" (1939) with a fresh work. When it came, after the war, it gained deserved credit for its descriptions of war- torn London, where Bowen's over-ripe prose fits, I suppose, a broad, decaying subject. Her plot in "The Heat ... More

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