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 battle. It follows Phillip Maddison into the nice struggle, surviving within the face of terror, from the recognized Christmas Truce of 1914 to the fuel assaults of the conflict of bogs the subsequent yr. whereas domestic in England on ill depart Phillip obtains his fee right into a stylish 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 fact of existence, and loss of life, at the Western entrance.
'Williamson's type is romantic, notwithstanding hardly sentimental, and his sensuous reaction to nature is clean and surprising.' Anthony Burgess, Ninety-Nine Novels: the simplest in English when you consider that 1939
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