By Henry Williamson
A Fox less than My Cloak (1954) was once the 5th access in Henry Williamson's fifteen-volume A Chronicle of historic Sunlight spanning the years from the past due Victorian interval to the second one international warfare. It follows Phillip Maddison into the nice struggle, surviving within the face of terror, from the well-known Christmas Truce of 1914 to the fuel assaults of the conflict of bogs the subsequent yr. whereas domestic in England on ill go away Phillip obtains his fee right into a stylish regiment during which his social inadequacies make him the butt of his fellow officials' scorn. but, on my own between them, Phillip has tasted the awful truth of existence, and demise, at the Western entrance.
'Williamson's sort is romantic, notwithstanding not often sentimental, and his sensuous reaction to nature is clean and surprising.' Anthony Burgess, Ninety-Nine Novels: the easiest in English on account that 1939
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