The Birdcage by John Bowen 1962

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The Birdcage by John Bowen 1962

The Birdcage by John Bowen 1962

  • Title: The Birdcage by John Bowen 1962
  • Author: JohnBowen
  • ISBN: 9780571241
  • Page: 151
  • Format: Hardcover



In John Bowen s The Birdcage Peter Ash and Norah Palmer have been living together for nine years Having never seen the point in getting married they are the epitome of a modern successful career oriented couple Peter is the compere for a series of art films and Norah is the Script Editor for the Drama Department of a commercial television company Why then when holidayIn John Bowen s The Birdcage Peter Ash and Norah Palmer have been living together for nine years Having never seen the point in getting married they are the epitome of a modern successful career oriented couple Peter is the compere for a series of art films and Norah is the Script Editor for the Drama Department of a commercial television company Why then when holidaying in Venice does Peter decide to break up their long lasting relationship What happens to their order and sense of self when he succeeds By turns wildly funny and frightening The Birdcage is a novel about the end of a love affair, the repercussions and the emotional fallout A host of brilliantly created characters people the book, including Bunty Bates the policewoman, and Edward Laverick, a playwright who finds himself the object of a hunt.Bowen creates a world that his readers can relate to and analyses the social and psychological end of a relationship At times comical and tragic The Birdcage remains an original and exciting novel 44 years after its first publication in 1964.


Recent Comments "The Birdcage by John Bowen 1962"

I tracked this book down because Bowen's "The Girls" is a such an incredible production. I was hoping for more of the same. And I found much of the same as I dug in."The Birdcage" does have the same vividness of character-- with some snarky self-superiority that the girls of "The Girls" didn't have. So that got me reading right along. It also has some of the same plot-twistiness, with satisfying, character-drawn endings for some characters and a surprising (but genuine) happy ending for others. [...]

Someone's already said;Quote: No matter if you hate or love the book,it pulls you in until you've finished readingthe book. Unquote.This is exactly how I'm feeling now,


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