Paris lecture on Elizabeth Bowen

Director of Creative Writing, Dr Eibhear Walshe is to lecture on the wartime activities of the novelist Elizabeth Bowen at the Irish College in Paris. In the lecture he will talk  about his forthcoming novel, describing Bowen’s experience of living through the Blitz in London, her writing of her celebrated spy novel, The Heat of the Day, her love affair with the Canadian diplomat Charles Ritchie, and her secret reporting on Irish neutrality for the British Government. The lecture takes place on  Thursday, October 4, @ 7.30pm: Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris.