A Fox Under My Cloak (A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight, Book by Henry Williamson

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 overdue Victorian interval to the second one international warfare. It follows Phillip Maddison into the nice battle, surviving within the face of terror, from the well-known Christmas Truce of 1914 to the gasoline assaults of the conflict of bogs the subsequent 12 months. whereas domestic in England on unwell go away Phillip obtains his fee right into a trendy regiment within which his social inadequacies make him the butt of his fellow officers' scorn. but, by myself between them, Phillip has tasted the grim fact of lifestyles, and dying, at the Western Front.

'Williamson's type is romantic, notwithstanding hardly sentimental, and his sensuous reaction to nature is clean and surprising.' Anthony Burgess, Ninety-Nine Novels: the easiest in English due to the fact that 1939

Show description

Read Online or Download A Fox Under My Cloak (A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight, Book 5) PDF

Similar fiction_2 books

Under Western Eyes (Penguin Classics)

'It was once I who got rid of de P- this morning. ' With those chilling phrases Victor Haldin shatters the solitary, industrious life of Razumov, his fellow scholar at St Petersburg college. Razumov goals to beat the denial of his noble beginning through an excellent occupation within the tsarist forms created via Peter the nice.


A lyrical homosexual coming-of-age tale first released in 1951, acclaimed via Gore Vidal and the recent York instances, approximately Matthew, a tender American who strikes to France along with his mom following his parents’ divorce.

As Matthew navigates his budding sexuality and complex new relationships, he's pressured to confront finistère—land’s end—where the brutal truths of the realm will be found.

Includes an appendix of fabrics in regards to the publication and writer, in addition to an creation by way of acclaimed writer Michael Bronski. a part of the Little Sister’s Classics sequence, which resurrects out-of-print homosexual and lesbian books from the previous.

Fiction as History: Nero to Julian (Sather Classical Lectures, No 58)

Utilizing pagan fiction produced in Greek and Latin throughout the early Christian period, G. W. Bowersock investigates the advanced courting among "historical" and "fictional" truths. This courting preoccupied writers of the second one century, a time whilst obvious fictions approximately either earlier and current have been proliferating at an spectacular fee and background used to be being invented yet again.

Gothic Immortals (Routledge Revivals): The Fiction of the Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross

First released in 1990, this ebook represents the 1st full-length research of into the gang of novels special ‘Rosicrucian’ and lines the emergence of this targeted fictional style, revealing a continual occult culture operating via likely diversified literary texts. Taking the Enlightenment as a kick off point, the writer indicates how the physician’s secular appropriation of the belief of everlasting existence, throughout the learn of toughness and actual decay, attracted writers like William Godwin.

Additional resources for A Fox Under My Cloak (A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight, Book 5)

Example text

Forests and floods distinguishes fact from fiction and recommends alternative approaches for effective watershed and floodplain management. This authoritative overview has been produced by a suite of renowned experts, but it should appeal to everyone with an interest in escaping the quagmire of stale and dated paradigms. Ultimately, Forests and floods aims to better inform policy-makers, development agencies and the media, and so constructively contribute to the development of sound watershed and river-basin management and improved flood-mitigation policies.

Forests and floods: drowning in fiction or thriving on facts? explores the scientific evidence linking floods and forests. The booklet reveals that much of what is ingrained in people’s minds cannot be substantiated by science and is often little more than myth or is patently incorrect. Such conventional wisdom has often led decision-makers to implement misguided policies that adversely affect the livelihoods of millions of people living in upland areas. Forests and floods distinguishes fact from fiction and recommends alternative approaches for effective watershed and floodplain management.

59-111. L. 1994. A classification of natural rivers. CATENA 22:16999. L. 1996. Applied River Morphology. Wildland Hydrology. Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Thompson, M. and Warburton, M. 1986. Uncertainty on a Himalayan scale. Mountain Research and Development 5: 115-35. UK Forestry Commission, 2002. Climate Change: Impacts on UK Forests. Forestry Commission, Edinburgh. UK Institution of Civil Engineers. 2001. Learning to live with rivers. Final report of the Institution of Civil Engineer’s Presidential Commission to review the technical aspects of flood risk management in England and Wales.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.91 of 5 – based on 5 votes