Mysterious Kor has 21 ratings and 3 reviews. Kirsty said: Mysterious Kor by Elizabeth Bowen means a lot of different things to different people. I’ve rea. photo credit It’s strange how the short story Mysterious Kor has stayed in my mind ever since I read it a few years ago. I think it had such an. Elizabeth Bowen. +. Mysterious Kôr. Full moonlight drenched the city and searched it; there was not a niche left ro stand in. The effect was remorseless.

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Bowen said she never felt more alive than in the war years in London. Sara Strickland rated it really liked it Nov 17, I can understand why people would find this short story entertaining because it’s a story that sounds so much more like a poem mystsrious its beautiful imagery. Elliot added it Dec 02, Bowen’s description of London and Kor as a place was amazing and proves that she is the amazing writer that she always has been. elisabeth

Mysterious Kor by Elizabeth Bowen

Now I know it. Tina Willis marked it as to-read Aug 13, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Shalu rated it really liked it Oct 14, She was exposed to real danger.


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Prema Arasu added it Oct 08, Arthur has just come back from the war and is walking down Londo Mysterious Kor by Elizabeth Bowen means a lot of different things to different people. Nicole Donze marked it as to-read Feb 04, Do y This little story was given me as a translation assignment.

Mysterious Kor by Elizabeth Bowen

But the year is not over so perhaps there is hope still Rider Haggard, the source for the city of Kor. This book was an important part of the interior life of Elizabeth Bowen. I find myself trying to suicide out of boredom, labelled literature in this situation, rather than enjoying myself. She is elizabeht character who is living out her life through the romance of Pepita and Arthur; the moonlight is her version of Pepita’s ‘Kor’.

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If there’re two or three meanings to a story then that is fine, but once a story has handfuls of meanings, it can become silly, like the author didn’t know what they wanted their story to be about.

Lists with This Book. Oct 05, Sanaa Hyder rated it it was ok. Megan rated it liked it Apr 08, I love the stories of Elizabeth Bowen. For me, the characters fell flat and the storyline seemed pointless. Linda Marie rated it really liked it Jan 26, Caroline rated it liked it May 03, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The earth seems to have been transformed into an alien place, by the incredible brightness of elizbeth moon or by the war.


Hi I just wanted to stop by to invite you to participate once again in Irish Short Story Month-I have found four Bowen short stories set in Ireland, maybe we can split them. Pinky added it Jun 14, I need to read this story soon.

Elizabeth Bowen: ‘Mysterious Kor’ and ‘The Demon Lover’ – University of St Andrews

Mysterious Kor by Elizabeth Bowen means a lot of different things to different people. Ria Koumi marked it as to-read Nov 22, I can see where all of these points begin to make sense but for me, what happens in this story is to be taken at face value. Noemi Ponzoni marked it as to-read Dec 31,