Me with my beloved grandmother in 1952.
She was born in 1899 as was Elizabeth Bowen and turned out in hindsight to very much look like her, too.
I think I was perhaps destined to love Elizabeth Bowen fiction, although my grandma was not at all ‘literary’!
Walton on the Naze
Edited by Philip Hensher
My previous reviews of older or classic fictions: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/reviews-of-older-books/
My review of the Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2021/12/26/the-penguin-book-of-the-contemporary-british-short-story/
When I read the stories in the above two books, my thoughts will appear in the comment stream below:
Edited by Robert Aickman (1966)
My previous reviews regarding this book’s editor: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/robert-aickman/
My previous reviews of older or classic books: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/reviews-of-older-books/
When I re-read these stories in the light of recent co-vivid experiences, my thoughts will appear in the comment stream below…
When I read this book, my thoughts will appear in the comment stream below…
My long-running Elizabeth Bowen site: https://elizabethbowensite.wordpress.com
My two widely published articles about her work: https://elizabethbowensite.wordpress.com/the-drogulus-article/ and https://elizabethbowensite.wordpress.com/another-100-best-books-eb-article/
ENCOUNTERS – Early Stories by Elizabeth Bowen
Sidgwick & Jackson 1949
***My real-time review of this book will take place in the comment stream below as and when I re-read each story.***