A collection of stories, of which the title story "The Devastating Boys" depicts two black waifs from London, guests of a settled country couple. They cause upheaval, but bring unexpected joy and renewal.
The Devastating Boys Summary
The Devastating Boys by Elizabeth Taylor
A collection of stories, of which the title story The Devastating Boys depicts two black waifs from London, guests of a settled country couple. They cause upheaval, but bring unexpected joy and renewal.
The Devastating Boys Reviews
A wonderful novelist * JILLY COOPER * How skilfully and with what peculiar exhilaration she negotiated the minefield of the human heart * JONATHAN KEATES * An eye as sharply all-seeing as her prose-style is elegant -- even the humdrum becomes astonishing * DAILY TELEGRAPH * Brilliantly amusing * ROSAMOND LEHMANN *
About Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor (1912-1975) is increasingly recognised as one of the best British writers of the twentieth century. She wrote her first book, At Mrs Lippincote's, during the war while her husband was in the Royal Air Force, and this was followed by eleven further novels and a children's book, Mossy Trotter. Her acclaimed short stories appeared in publications including Vogue, the New Yorker and Harper's Bazaar.
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