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ID
a120
Title
The Yellow Meads of Asphodel
Genre
Story Collection
Page Count
128
Publisher
Michael Joseph
Publication Year
1976

London: Michael Joseph, 1976 (August). Published two years after Bates's death, these seven stories include one Uncle Silas tale ("Loss of Pride"), a third Miss Shuttleworth tale ("The Proposal"), an uncharacteristic vignette regarding urban hooligans, a tale drawing on Bates's wartime Flying Officer X work, two explorations of lonely and tortured relationships, and a vignette concerning homosexuality. Contains: The Proposal, The Yellow Meads of Asphodel, A Taste of Blood, The Love Letters of Miss Maitland, The Lap of Luxury, Loss of Pride, The House by the River.