Mr Delderfield's manner is easy, modest, heartwarming - Evening StandardR F Delderfield is a born storyteller - Sunday MirrorSheer, wonderful storytelling - Chicago Tribune'It is always a pleasure to read R F Delderfield, because he never seems to be ashamed of writing well' - Books and BookmenHighly recommended. Combines tension with a splendid sense of atmosphere and vivid characterisation. An excellent read - Sunday ExpressHe built an imposing artistic social history that promises to join those of his great forebears in the long, noble line of the English novel. His narratives belong in a tradition that goes back to John Galsworthy and Arnold Bennett - Life Magazine
The first volume of the classic trilogy A HORSEMAN RIDING BY, the magnificent saga of England in the first half of the twentieth century.