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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 ... 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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