The house in Paris
1st Anchor Books ed.
One of Elizabeth Bowen's most artful and psychologically acute novels, The House in Paris is a timeless masterpiece of nuance and construction, and represents the very best of Bowen's celebrated work.When eleven-year-old Henrietta arrives at the Fishers' well-appointed house in Paris, she is prepared to spend her day between trains looked after by an old friend of her grandmother's. Little does Henrietta know what fascinations the Fisher house itself contains -- along with secrets that have the potential to topple a marriage and redeem the life of a peculiar young boy. By the time Henrietta leaves the house that evening, she is in possession of the kind of grave knowledge that is usually reserved only for adults. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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|author||Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973.|
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|display_description||As a young boy waits in Paris for the mother he has never met, the circumstances surrounding his birth are revealed in the story of a brief and passionate love affair between a rich English girl and a Jewish banker.|
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|owning_library_santafe||Santa Fe Public Library|
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|record_details||ils:.b10705880|Book|Books|1st Anchor Books ed.|English|Anchor Books,|2002.|xvii, 268 p. ; 21 cm.|
|subject_facet||Bildungsromans, Girls -- Fiction, Paris (France) -- Fiction|
|title_display||The house in Paris|
|title_full||The house in Paris / Elizabeth Bowen ; introduction by A.S. Byatt|
|title_short||The house in Paris|