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ID
bx3
Title
"Castle in the Air."
Genre
Story
Page Count
1
Word Count
2000
Publisher
Evening News
Publication Year
1957
Document Types
Autobiographical
Eads, Additions to
Uncollected Stories
Topics
Boyhood

In a style similar to that of the Uncle Silas tales, a young boy visits with a hard-drinking poacher and hears tales of battles long ago. Taking place at a public house run by his Aunt called "The Swan with Two Nicks," the tale may draw from boyhood memories at the Chequers pub, run by Bates's great-aunt in Yeldon. In The Evening News, (October 12, 1957).