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
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