By Henry Williamson
A Fox below 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 global struggle. It follows Phillip Maddison into the nice battle, 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 12 months. whereas domestic in England on ailing go away Phillip obtains his fee right into a trendy regiment during which his social inadequacies make him the butt of his fellow officials' scorn. but, by myself between them, Phillip has tasted the awful truth of lifestyles, and dying, at the Western entrance.
'Williamson's kind is romantic, notwithstanding infrequently sentimental, and his sensuous reaction to nature is clean and surprising.' Anthony Burgess, Ninety-Nine Novels: the simplest in English given that 1939
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