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ID
b286
Title
"Afternoon at the Chateau."
Genre
Story
Page Count
15
Word Count
4800
Publisher
Woman's Own
Publication Year
1962
Topics
Bohemians, France, Pilots

After the war, two pilots return to a French chateau where each had enjoyed the food, wine, and company of a lovely Countess. They anticipate a wonderful reunion, but instead are received by her sullen daughter, in jeans and sandals, who responds hostilely to their efforts at conversation. "The Lap of Luxury" shares certain features with this story. In Woman's Own (September 15, 1962), The Fabulous Mrs V (1964).