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ID
a106
Title
The Wild Cherry Tree.
Genre
Story Collection
Page Count
224
Publisher
Michael Joseph
Publication Year
1968

London: Michael Joseph, 1968. A late collection of ten tales, including two comic vignettes,one humorous celebration of the sensual life, and seven explorations of love, loneliness, and problematic relationships. Bates plucked one story from 1950 ("Love Me Little, Love Me Long") but otherwise the tales were all written between 1966 and 1968. The collection was a volume in Country and Other Matters. Reviews: Books and Bookmen (March 1972 p. VIII, F.J. Brown, attached) New Statesman (November 1, 1968, p. 588, Vernon Scannell, attached) Contains: Halibut Jones; The Wild Cherry Tree; Some Other Spring; The World Upside-Down; How Vainly Men Themselves Amaze; The First Day of Christmas; The Black Magnolia; Love Me Little, Love Me Long; Same Time, Same Place; The Middle of Nowhere.


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