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The Daffodil Sky Summary
H. E. Bates

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The Daffodil Sky Summary

Introduction

When "The Daffodil Sky" was published in 1955, H. E. Bates was already well known as a prolific writer of short stories and novels. The story itself is the title piece of a collection that has been described as the crowning achievement in Bates's later career. "The Daffodil Sky" and the collection's other stories have received generous praise from reviewers. As testament to their popularity, no less than nine stories from the collection appeared in the 1963 anthology The Best of H. E. Bates. The reputation of "The Daffodil Sky" remains high. Critics have applauded the compelling nature of its visual and sensual images, and the story is indeed filled with sights, sounds, and smells which vividly recreate a rainy summer evening in a sooty English industrial town. The characters who populate Bates's story have been admired for their passionate vitality, a feature which has prompted comparisons between them and those...

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