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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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    ...though one can be callous in Ireland one cannot be wholly opaque or material. An unearthly disturbance works in the spirit; reason can never reconcile one to life; nothing allays the wants one cannot explain.
    Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973)

    When once estrangement has arisen between those who truly love each other, everything seems to widen the breach.
    —Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1837–1915)

    Nothing can happen nowhere. The locale of the happening always colours the happening, and often, to a degree, shapes it.
    —Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973)