By Henry Williamson
Quantity 13 of A Chronicle of historical Sunlight. In September 1939, warfare with Germany casts its lengthy shadow over the city and nation-state. Phillip Maddison, now farming in East Anglia, nonetheless stubbornly believes that Hitler's leader target is the defence of Europe opposed to Stalin; yet he's engaged in a private warfare at the 'bad lands' the place his farm is located, attempting to subdue mounting accounts and to create a fertile yeoman maintaining for his relations. The portrayal of his struggles, either with himself and with the land, hold overall conviction, as does the image of his lifestyles in England until eventually the finishing of the conflict of Britain.
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