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- Author: H. E. Bates
Other Literary Forms
H. E. Bates’s major literary achievements are, without much question, his short stories. He was also a successful and prolific novelist; among his best and most representative work in this form are The Two Sisters (1926), The Poacher (1935), Fair Stood the Wind for France (1944), The Purple Plain (1947), Love for Lydia (1952), and The Darling Buds of May (1958). Other works include several juveniles; books of verse; The Modern Short Story: A Critical Survey (1941); and a three-volume...
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