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ID
b210a
Title
"Dulcima."
Genre
Novella
Page Count
76
Word Count
22000
Publisher
Cosmopolitan
Lilliput
Michael Joseph
Publication Year
1953
Document Types
Film & Television
Topics
Love Triangle

A tale of a pitiful girl in rural England, whose manipulation of both an old widower and a young forest worker has tragic results. In 1971, EMI Productions released a film adaptation of the work by Frank Nesbitt (who also directed), starring Carol White and John Mills, and produced by Basil Rayburn. In Lilliput (July/August 1953), The Nature of Love (1953), Dulcima (1971, published as a monograph by Penguin Books in association with Michael Joseph, with a dedication to "To W. Somerset Maugham). Reprinted in Cosmopolitan (U.K.) (March 1972, the debut issue of the journal) and in the collection Country and Other Matters.