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ID
b201
Title
"Across the Bay"
Genre
Story
Page Count
31
Word Count
8740
Publisher
Argosy
Publication Year
1952
Document Types
Full-text Online
Radio Dramatizations
Topics
Sexual issues

Similar in theme to the 1951 novella The Grass God, this story depicts a vacationing veteran's involvement with a young French woman, until he learns that the "father" who joins her each weekend is in fact maintaining her as his lover. The story was dramatized by Gregory Evans for BBC Radio in 1986 in a production starring David Yelland and Juliet Hammond. In Argosy (November 1952), The Daffodil Sky (1955), Seven by Five/The Best of H.E. Bates (1963).

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