Elizabeth Bowen

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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    Intimacies between women go backwards, beginning with revelations and ending up in small talk without loss of esteem.
    Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973)

    No one of the characters in my novels has originated, so far as I know, in real life. If anything, the contrary was the case: persons playing a part in my life—the first twenty years of it—had about them something semi-fictitious.
    —Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973)

    Though I am not imperial, and though Elizabeth may not deserve it, the Queen of England will easily deserve to have an emperor’s son to marry.
    Elizabeth I (1533–1603)