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What are the settings of "The Demon Lover"?

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"The Demon Lover" took place in London, England during the early 1940s.  Mrs. Drover arrived in her London neighborhood to find it greatly damaged by the German bombings.  She noticed that the "broken chimneys and parapets stood out."  Her own street had an "unfamiliar queerness" about it.  This was the first setting.  

The second setting was Mrs. Drover's house, which she once shared with her family.  They had all relocated to the country to escape the nightly bombings during the Blitz.  She had returned home to retrieve some items, which she intended to bring back to the country.  She observed how much had changed in her house as she looked at...

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