By Henry Williamson
A Fox lower than My Cloak (1954) was once the 5th access in Henry Williamson's fifteen-volume A Chronicle of historical Sunlight spanning the years from the past due Victorian interval to the second one international conflict. It follows Phillip Maddison into the good struggle, surviving within the face of terror, from the well-known Christmas Truce of 1914 to the gasoline assaults of the conflict of bogs the next 12 months. whereas domestic in England on ailing go away Phillip obtains his fee right into a trendy regiment within which his social inadequacies make him the butt of his fellow officials' scorn. but, by myself between them, Phillip has tasted the awful fact of existence, and dying, at the Western entrance.
'Williamson's variety is romantic, even though hardly ever sentimental, and his sensuous reaction to nature is clean and surprising.' Anthony Burgess, Ninety-Nine Novels: the simplest in English due to the fact that 1939
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