H.E. Bates - Herbert Ernest Bates, who published under the pen name HE Bates, lived from 1905 to 1974. A prolific writer, he is best known today for his short stories and his novels 'My Uncle Silas', 'Fair Stood the Wind for France' and 'The Darling Buds of May'.
Love in a Wych Elm and Other Storiesby H. E. Bates, Peter Conradi (Foreword by)
Kent, the "Garden of England,"provides the rustic setting for these poignant stories from the creator ofThe Darling Buds of May.Graham Greene liked to compare H. E. Bates with Chekhov, greatest of short story writers, thinking Bates the best writer of short stories of his generation and time. This new collection, selected by Bates’ grandson, shows why.
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