The Death Of The Heart
By Elizabeth Bowen
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The Death Of The Heart by Elizabeth Bowen ranked # 84 on The Modern Library's Top 100 Novels list as selected by its Board Members.
The Death of the Heart is a 1938 novel by Elizabeth Bowen set between the two world wars.
It is about a sixteen year old orphan named Portia Quayne who moves to London to live with her half-brother Thomas and his wife Anna and falls in love with Anna's friend Eddie.
It was adapted into a 1986 TV miniseries, starring Patricia Hodge and Miranda Richardson.
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