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ID
b305
Title
"Halibut Jones."
Genre
Story
Page Count
13
Word Count
2800
Publisher
Woman's Own
Publication Year
1965
Document Types
Comic Fiction
Topics
Rushden

A late tale hearkening back to Bates's Rushden boyhood and in the style of the Uncle Silas tales. Halibut is a lying, sponging loafer who charms food, drink, and money out of elderly women. In Women's Own (June 5, 1965), The Wild Cherry Tree (1968).