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Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen, CBE (7 June 1899 – 22 February 1973) was an Irish novelist and short story writer.

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    If a theme or idea is too near the surface, the novel becomes simply a tract illustrating an idea.
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