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ID
b282
Title
"The Fabulous Mrs. V."
Genre
Story
Page Count
22
Word Count
7100
Publisher
Woman's Own
Publication Year
1963
Document Types
First-Person Narratives
Topics
Girlhood, Mothers, Midlands

A story of country wealth and tennis matches, and a mother who flirts with her daughter's young admirers. Reflecting the Midlands in the 1920s, the story bears comparison in theme and atmosphere to Bates's semi-autobiographical novel Love for Lydia. In Woman's Own (April 27, 1963), The Fabulous Mrs V (1964).