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Having been first published in 1941, the popularity of The Modern Short Story was such that it was reprinted several times and proved a valuable and consistent source of study to students and others. Indeed, it has been widely acclaimed a classic on the subject, which may not be surprising considering that Bates himself was a distinguished short story writer and the author ...more
Hardcover, First Michael Joseph edition, 231 pages
Published June 1972 by Michael Joseph (first published December 1941)
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Herbert Ernest Bates, CBE is widely recognised as one of the finest short story writers of his generation, with more than 20 story collections published in his lifetime. It should not be overlooked, however, that he also wrote some outstanding novels, starting with The Two Sisters through to A Moment in Time, with such works as Love For Lydia, Fair Stood the Wind for France and The Scarlet Sword e ...more
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