Donkey Boy - A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight (Paperback)
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Donkey Boy - A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight (Paperback)

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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 17/06/2010
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Donkey Boy (1952) was the second entry in Henry Williamson's fifteen-volume A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight spanning the years from the late Victorian period to the Second World War. It tells of Richard Maddison's first-born Phillip, nicknamed 'donkey boy' because his life was saved in infancy by being fed with ass's milk. The boy grows up in the Edwardian era, something of a misfit, at odds with his father. 'With extraordinary skill and precision [Williamson] rebuilds the scenery of the past... [he] seems to be engaged in a thriller whose instalments can be relied on to animate a whole section of social history.' Spectator 'Williamson's style is romantic, though rarely sentimental, and his sensuous response to nature is fresh and surprising.' Anthony Burgess, Ninety-Nine Novels: The Best in English since 1939

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571271085
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 414 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 29 mm
Edition: Main

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