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ID
b259
Title
"Shandy Lil."
Genre
Story
Page Count
9
Word Count
2200
Publisher
Argosy
Weekend
Publication Year
1960
Document Types
Film & Television
Comic Fiction
Uncle Silas Stories

A late Uncle Silas tale, written several years after the second collection of such tales (Sugar for the Horse), concerning Silas's attempt to coach a timid man in his courtship of a lovely barmaid. A television adaptation starring Albert Finney was aired in 2003. In Argosy (October 1960), The Wedding Party (1965), Weekend (Summer 1979).