Encounters: Stories

New York: Boni and Liveright, [1924].

Price: $100.00

Hardcover. First American edition. Near fine without dustwrapper. Although not marked as such, this copy is from the library of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Peter Taylor and his wife, the National Book Award-nominated poet Eleanor Ross Taylor. A curious volume using the same geometrical decorations on the boards as were used on another Boni and Liveright publication the following year – Ernest Hemingway's first book published in the U.S., *In Our Time*.

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Item #366534 Encounters: Stories. Elizabeth BOWEN.

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