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ID
b185
Title
"The Major of Hussars."
Genre
Story
Page Count
22
Word Count
5900
Publisher
Saturday Book
Publication Year
1947
Document Types
Full-text Online
First-Person Narratives
Topics
Marriage, Age

A story of an eccentric retired major of nearly sixty and his twenty-five year old wife, set in the Swiss mountains. In The Saturday Book, (November 1947), Pick of To-Day's Short Stories, 1st Series (1949), Colonel Julian and other Stories(1951), Seven by Five/The Best of H.E. Bates(1963), The Best of H.E. Bates(1980), Elephant's Nest in a Rhubarb Tree & Other Stories(1989).

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