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The Nature of Love

First Published in 1953 by Michael Joseph Ltd.

The Nature of Love The Nature of Love

Three novellas - simple, sensuous, and each with an unexpected twist in the tale.

Dulcima, The Grass God and The Delicate Nature are all linked by the theme of love: bittersweet love that is overwhelming, sometimes tragic ... and always takes its victims by surprise.

"These short stories must rank with Mr Bates most distinguished work... brilliant and tactile detail, poignant communication of feeling and inescapable truth of character, make each of them a full and complete experience."
Daily Telegraph.

Contents:

  1. Dulcima
  2. The Grass God
  3. The Delicate Nature

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