By Henry Williamson
A Fox lower than My Cloak (1954) was once the 5th access in Henry Williamson's fifteen-volume A Chronicle of old Sunlight spanning the years from the past due Victorian interval to the second one international battle. It follows Phillip Maddison into the good 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 next yr. whereas domestic in England on in poor health depart Phillip obtains his fee right into a stylish regiment during which his social inadequacies make him the butt of his fellow officers' scorn. but, by myself between them, Phillip has tasted the grim truth of lifestyles, and loss of life, at the Western Front.
'Williamson's type is romantic, even though hardly ever sentimental, and his sensuous reaction to nature is clean and surprising.' Anthony Burgess, Ninety-Nine Novels: the easiest in English considering the fact that 1939
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Williams 1989, p. 103) Rain also signals change in the opening paragraphs of Into the Valley, when Walter looks up into a tree: “Through its scarlet flowers I see grey storm clouds gathering. I can smell a freshness in the breeze, as it passes through the valley, chasing the still, hot air from the land, and promising rain” (Williams 1990, p. 2). In other examples, rain is a force of nature against which the protagonists have to pitch their strength as in Bransby’s A Mountaintop Experience, when Kat is caught in a sudden and terrifying storm: “Almost instantly she was drenched.
A Fox Under My Cloak (A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight, Book 5) by Henry Williamson