Fiction ~ short story Published August 1924 Approx. 5,400 words (First read 21/12/1994)
'Fred' at his desk
Benson recycled the theme and characters of this story ~ ageing author is ousted from the public's attention by the rising star of his young author nephew ~ in his novel Alan (1924). A very bittersweet tale. Available in Fine Feathers and Other Stories (1994).