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ID
b68
Title
For the Dead
Genre
Story
Page Count
6
Word Count
1350
Publisher
New Statesman and Nation
Publication Year
1933
Topics
Death, Age

Two widowers, making obligatory pilgrimages to the graves of their wives, find themselves side-by-side, unwillingly goading each other to a pretence of reverence and respect. In the New Statesman and Nation (December 30, 1933),The Woman Who Had Imagination and Other Stories (1934), Thirty-One Selected Tales (1947).