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The Dream of Fair Women

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This is Volume 3 of Henry Williamson's four volume series The Flax of Dream
This book is subtitled A Tale of Youth after the Great War
First published in 1924, this edition dates from 1933

It is the summer of 1919. Willie has survived the war, has left the army and is living in a more or less derelict cottage overlooking the sea on the North Devon coast: his only companions are his dog, Billjohn, and an assortment of injured animals and birds. He is disillusioned and bitter about the war and its causes and aftermath. We soon learn that his views are decidedly of the left and embrace those of Lenin. Withdrawn and remote, he sees himself as a prophet of the future and is determined to write a book that will show all this and put the world to rights: the book being 'The Policy of Reconstruction, or True Resurrection', which examines what Willie sees as the iniquities of the educational system, the causes of which he feels have led directly to the recent war.

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Author(s):
Henry Williamson
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
439
Publisher:
Faber and Faber

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This is Volume 3 of Henry Williamson's four volume series The Flax of Dream
This book is subtitled A Tale of Youth after the Great War
First published in 1924, this edition dates from 1933

It is the summer of 1919. Willie has survived the war, has left the army and is living in a more or less derelict cottage overlooking the sea on the North Devon coast: his only companions are his dog, Billjohn, and an assortment of injured animals and birds. He is disillusioned and bitter about the war and its causes and aftermath. We soon learn that his views are decidedly of the left and embrace those of Lenin. Withdrawn and remote, he sees himself as a prophet of the future and is determined to write a book that will show all this and put the world to rights: the book being 'The Policy of Reconstruction, or True Resurrection', which examines what Willie sees as the iniquities of the educational system, the causes of which he feels have led directly to the recent war.

Author(s):
Henry Williamson
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
439
Publisher:
Faber and Faber

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