The Heat Of The Day

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949.

Price: $18.00

Hardcover. Book club. Very good in very good dustwrapper. Clean text with browned end pgs and text edges, cloth covers are clean light rubs on cloth spine, dustwrapper is lightly rubbed and soiled. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

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Elizabeth Bowen
birth name: Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen
born: 6/7/1899
died: 2/22/1973
nationality: Great Britain

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British novelist and short-story writer who employed a finely wrought prose style in fiction frequently detailing uneasy and unfulfilling relationships among the upper middle class. The Death of the Heart (1938), the title of one of her most highly praised novels, might have served for most of them. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore