Elizabeth Harrower: Critical essays by Elizabeth McMahon and Brigitta Olubas
A Few Days in the Country and Other Stories by Elizabeth Harrower
I always felt I had urgent news to deliver. I wanted to do that more than anything else.... (read more)
Before the ceremony began, the woman with hairy legs and an air of having just abandoned a cigarette wandered as though at a party to the coffin where – though it was impossible and not so – Clelia’s mother, Margaret, was. Three days ago, four days ago, Clelia had said to her mother, ‘Come and see the blossom I’ve brought back.’ She had just returned to ...