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The Little Girls (Penguin Modern Classics) By Elizabeth Bowen

The Little Girls (Penguin Modern Classics)
by Elizabeth Bowen

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The Little Girls Summary


In 1914, three eleven-year-old girls buried a box in a thicket on the coast of England, shortly before World War I sent their lives on divergent paths. Nearly fifty years later, a series of mysteriously-worded classified ads brings the women reluctantly together again. Dinah has grown from a chubby, bossy girl to a beautiful, eccentric widow. The clever, reticent Clare has blossomed into an imperious entrepreneur of independent means. And Sheila who was once the pretty princess of her small universe has weathered disappointed aspirations to become a chic and glossily correct housewife. As these radically different women confront one another and their shared secrets, the hard-won complacencies of their present selves are irrevocably shattered. In a novel as subtle and compelling as a mystery, Elizabeth Bowen explores the buried revelations and the dangers that attend the summoning up of childhood and the long-concealed scars of the past."

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GOR003372038
The Little Girls (Penguin Modern Classics)
Elizabeth Bowen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1982-09-30
240
0140057854
9780140057850
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