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ID
a104
Title
The Four Beauties.
Genre
Novella Collection
Page Count
192
Publisher
Michael Joseph
Publication Year
1968

London: Michael Joseph, 1968. Bates's last collection of novellas contains a slight comic piece, an action-packed South Seas adventure, a semi-autobiographical remembrance of a young reporter and his loves, and an exploration of a dark love triangle. The collection was included in Country and Other Matters. Reviews: Books and Bookmen (April 1968, p. 30, David Spiller, attached) Spectator (March 8, 1968, p. 299, Martin Seymour-Smith, attached) Times (March 16, 1968, p. 22, Judith Frankel, attached) Times Literary Supplement (April 4, 1968, p. 333, D.A.N. Jones, attached) Contains: The Simple Life; The Four Beauties; The Chords of Youth; The White Wind.


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