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Black Boxer

(1940)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Bates's third collection displays a growing emphasis on plot and characterization, while amply displaying his previous skill at creating plotless atmospheric pieces. Several stories explore new ground (the carnival world, economic challenges, traveling performers) while most portray the landscape and people familiar from his previous Midlands tales (children and youth, and farm or woodland settings).

    

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Hardback Editions

June 1940 : USA Hardback
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Title: Black Boxer: Tales (Short Story Index Reprint Series)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-8369-4037-7 / 978-0-8369-4037-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ayer Co Pub
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