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ID
b139
Title
"The Ferry.
Genre
Story
Page Count
18
Word Count
4240
Publisher
John O'London's Weekly
Publication Year
1940
Document Types
First-Person Narratives
Richardson (character)
Topics
Sisters

A fisherman named Richardson takes a room on a stormy night with the owner of a ferry and her demented sister. Bates used the name Richardson in other works, including Love for Lydia. In John O'London's Weekly (September 6, 1940), The Beauty of the Dead and Other Stories (1940), Thirty-One Selected Tales (1947), Love in a Wych Elm and Other Stories (2009).