The Heat of the Day is a novel by Elizabeth Bowen. 1948 is publishing date in United Kingdom. In 1949, is published in states of America. This one is followed by A World of Love. this saga proceeded by The Death of the Heart. In this tale three main character named Stella Rodney, Robert Kelway and Harrison. Stella and Robert loves each other and third character named Harrison presence between them and wants to spoil the relation of both. Harrison is English spy and Robert is a German spy.
This is story during Second World war. Louie is a charming woman who is attend the Concert happening in the London. Here she finds a man named Harrison. she is ready to flirting him. the man is spy by profession. Harrison refused the Louie flirt attention. After attending the concert, he gone to a flat. In this flat a woman lived named Stella Rodney. She is middle aged woman. Harrison really love her. But on the other hand, she in love someone named Robert. He is also Spy. Harrison told the Stella about his lover and told her he will told the police about the profession of Robert. Robert is German spy and Harrison is English Spy. He offers the Stella leave him and in results she protects his lover.
Stella not ready to leave the Robert. she is in engaged with Robert. She visits the Mount Morris, where she lives where she got married with Roderick father. She comes here after a long time she feels here our youth day and the beautiful moments. Soon she comeback and got married with Robert. Harrison invite the Stella in dinner party. A dinner party started Harrison is a host of this party Stella and lo is also present here. Here Stella talk about her past with Harrison. Harrison told her about the Robert. Police arrest the Robert. Robert told Stella about his profession. he told her all lies. Stella becomes really depressed. After that a he is really angry and not want to see the Robert. She still loves him. Robert see the behavior towards him. he really feels bed. He decided to kill him. he committed suicide. he falls himself from Stella’s building.
At the end war is ended. Roderick not wants to know about his father. Harrison again go to Stella house and met her. Stella not wants to meet him he refused to meet him. He told him she still loves Robert. Louie gives a baby boy after the death of his Husband. Her husband not know about her pregnancy and die. After his death baby born. She leaves London and starting with her hometown.
Was an Irish novelist and short story writer, Born in Dublin, Ireland in 7 June 1899, Birth name is Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen, She was died on 22 February 1973 in London, England at age of 73. Some of his noteable work is The Last September (1929), The House in Paris (1935), The Death of the Heart (1938), The Heat of the Day (1949) and Eva Trout (1968). She was interested in “life with the lid on and what happens when the lid comes off”.
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