Quotation by Elizabeth Bowen

Ireland is a great country to die or be married in.
Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973), British novelist, story writer, essayist, and memoirist; born in Ireland. From Bowen's Court (1964). As quoted in Elizabeth Bowen, ch. 1, by Victoria Glendinning (1979).

The Anglo-Irish novelist, born in Dublin, was married in Northamptonshire, England, and died in Hythe, England. She was buried in Ireland near her father.
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