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Death of the Heart


Based on what some consider to be Elizabeth Bowen's best novel, The Death of the Heart focuses on one of her primary themes, a young woman's first love. Portia Quayne ([[Performer~P134792~Jojo Cole~jojocole]]) is orphaned, and at the age of 16 she must go live with her relatives, Anna ([[Performer~P32626~Patricia Hodge~patriciahodge]]) and Thomas Quayne ([[Performer~P31070~Nigel Havers~nigelhavers]]). The time is 1937, and this upper-crust couple are a bit too selfish and amoral (Anna) or just aloof...more