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The Death of the Heart

The Death of the Heart
Author: Elizabeth Bowen
ISBN 13: 9780385720175
ISBN 10: 385720173
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Anchor
Publication Date: 2000-05-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 418
List Price: $15.95

Set after WW I, Death of the Heart captures the demise of an era and the fading of the manners and mores of the British upper class. The character's in Elizabeth Bowen's classic novel are suffering the cultural malaise cause by the two world wars, in which the British upper-class is shown as being too preoccupied to give any sort of distinct direction to the young. Death of the Heart explores the world of youthful innocence colliding with the cynical world of unsympathetic adult