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ID
b251
Title
"The Butterfly."
Genre
Story
Page Count
9
Word Count
2250
Publisher
Evening News
Publication Year
1952
Topics
Boyhood, Fathers

A boy, tended in England by a governess and visited by his parents (who live in Asia) only in the summers, talks with his father over breakfast; the reader deduces that the mother has left her husband for another man. In the Evening News (November 27, 1952), The Watercress Girl and Other Stories (1959), A Month by the Lake & Other Stories (1987).