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ID
b193
Title
"The Lighthouse."
Genre
Story
Page Count
24
Word Count
6160
Publisher
Argosy
Publication Year
1951
Document Types
Full-text Online
Topics
Marriage, Adultery

A story of an affair between two married people: a woman relaxed and easily juggling her weekend husband with a temporary lover, the man on break from an unhappy marriage and filled with "jealousy and weakness and fear." In Argosy (May 1951), Colonel Julian and Other Stories (1951), Seven by Five/The Best of H.E. Bates (1963). Reprinted in Sensual Love (1959).

Online Full Text at Hathi Trust Digital Library.