It Was the Nightingale

The tenth volume in Williamson's A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight


Henry Williamson


MacDonald, London, 1962
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Printing Details

First edition, hardback. 20 × 13cm, 360pp.

The tenth volume in Williamson's A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight. Phillip and Barley have been married for some time and Phillip is happy, despite an obsession with the wartime novel he is writing. When Barley dies in childbirth, Phillip returns to the battlefields, wondering if it will ever truly be over. Then he meets Lucy, who offers comfort and understanding.


The book is in very good condition, with a little marking to the base of the spine and minor bumping to the corners, otherwise the pages are clean and the binding is sound.

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