Bates, H. E. (writer)

Reference: D BATESDate: c. 1950s-c. 1960sExtent: 0.5 boxes
Herbert Ernest Bates (CBE) was an English writer most famous for The Darling Buds of May. He spent most of his life in Northamptonshire and a great number of his stories draw on his experiences in the countryside of the Midlands. He died in 1974 at the age of 68.

The collection contains typescript versions of: Encore; The Day of the Tortoise; Trapeze; The Good Corn; The Spider Love; Fawley; The Ginger Lily Girl; An Island Princess.

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