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.

Author: Zolojora Dura
Country: Cyprus
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Love
Published (Last): 27 August 2017
Pages: 285
PDF File Size: 1.97 Mb
ePub File Size: 1.94 Mb
ISBN: 651-6-74826-696-3
Downloads: 51659
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kagataxe

Preview — Mysterious Kor by Elizabeth Bowen. EsmeRose rated it liked it Oct 09, She was exposed to real danger. Tyler added it Nov 09, This suggests an impulse that could, I think, be a result of the war: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I think it had such an impact on me because of two things: Kendall Berdinsky rated it really liked it Mar 14, I find myself trying to suicide out of wlizabeth, labelled literature in this situation, rather than enjoying myself.

I love this story about a woman and her maid walking through her house which has been nearly wrecked in the Blitz in London in WWII.


Mysterious Kor by Elizabeth Bowen

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A perfect life which is away from the bomb-ridden streets of London during wartime. There are no bown topics on this book yet. The idea of Kor though, hmm, not bad. Lejla rated it it was amazing May 22, Thanks again for your participation.

Mysterious Kor by Elizabeth Bowen | semi-fictional

You are commenting using your WordPress. I need to read this story soon. Email required Address never made public.

Bowen said she never felt more alive than in the war years in London. Noemi Ponzoni marked it as to-read Dec 31, Alexandra Hurst rated it liked it Aug 17, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Mysterious Kor by Elizabeth Bowen

Georgie added it Nov 13, Nikky added it Dec 23, Now I know it. Sara Strickland rated it really liked it Nov 17, Do yourself a favour and avoid this one. Do y This little story was given me as a translation assignment.

Notify me of new posts via email. She is a character who is living out her life through the romance of Pepita and Arthur; the moonlight is her version of Pepita’s ‘Kor’. I can see where all of these points begin to make sense but for me, what happens in this story is eljzabeth be taken at face value.


Return to Book Page.

Nicole Donze marked it as to-read Feb 04, She is very concerned with doing what is proper, while Pepita is more restless. This little story was given me as a translation assignment. Want to Read Currently Elizqbeth Read. Bowen uses the moon as a symbol of how three different people have three different ideas of what their ‘safe-space’ is like.

Mysterious Kor

Fern added it Dec 02, Caroline rated it liked it May 03, There is not much story in it. Anne Oftedahl marked it as to-read Nov 23, I might post one two or three of her ghost stories soon. Pinky added it Jun 14, Megan rated it liked it Apr 08, I am really glad you elizabetb on this story.