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ID
b189
Title
"The Frontier."
Genre
Story
Page Count
22
Word Count
6300
Publisher
Argosy
Publication Year
1950
Document Types
Full-text Online
Social Commentary
Topics
War, Asia

A story of post-war India concerning a weary and lonely owner of a tea plantation, a young nurse, and a fugitive worker. Featuring "Quit India" signs and a quickly changing political and social landscape, the title refers to what the man considers "the birth of another nationalism in a world diseased by nationalism, the creation of yet another frontier." In Pick of To-Day's Short Stories (Second Series, 1950), Argosy (December 1950), Colonel Julian and Other Stories (1951), Seven by Five/The Best of H.E. Bates (1963), H.E. Bates (1975). Reprinted in Abroad - Travel Stories (1957).

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