The Golden Virgin (A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight Book 6)

The Golden Virgin (A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight Book 6)


The Golden Virgin (1957) used to be the 6th 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 warfare. Its motion unfolds in 1916, the 12 months of the Somme. As battle destroys the nation-state Phillip Maddison loves, turning it into an inferno of dust and terror, the broken determine of the mum of God along with her Babe on a ruined church conjures up the legend that struggle will finish in basic terms while she, the Golden Virgin, topples into the ruins lower than. Invalided domestic once more Phillip re-crosses the slender waters of the Channel to discover existence carrying on with as prior to, albeit with an ever-widening gulf among these at domestic and people who have 'returned.'
'Williamson's variety is romantic, although hardly sentimental, and his sensuous reaction to nature is clean and surprising.' Anthony Burgess, Ninety-Nine Novels: the simplest in English in view that 1939

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