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The house in Paris

Elizabeth Bowen

The house in Paris

by Elizabeth Bowen

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Published in New York, Knopf, 1961 .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination268 p. ;
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26575611M

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The House in Paris Summary. This novel from the 's follows two interrelated narrative lines. The first, set in the present, explores the experiences and perceptions of a young girl, Henrietta, on a temporary stopover at the home of friends of her family in Paris. The House in Paris takes place over one day, as year-old Henrietta and 9-year-old Leopold pass through the home of Miss Naomi Fisher and her ailing mother. The children do not know each other; the orphaned Henrietta is en route to visit her grandmother, and needs a place to stop, while Leopold is to meet his mother for the first time today /5(18).


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