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ID
b252
Title
"The House with the Grape Vine."
Genre
Story
Page Count
9
Word Count
2200
Publisher
Evening News
Publication Year
1954
Topics
Boyhood, Rushden, Fathers

A boy seeks out a house and grapevine mentioned by his father when remembering his own difficult and lonely childhood but he is captured by the current owner, an old hag who threatens him with the police: "that is why he too hated that house and, because of it, loved his father so much more." In the Evening News (May 5, 1954), The Watercress Girl and Other Stories (1959).