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    • ISBN:9780340922910
    • Publication date:03 May 2007

Long Summer Day

The first in the magnificent saga trilogy

By R. F. Delderfield

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The first volume of the classic trilogy A HORSEMAN RIDING BY, the magnificent saga of England in the first half of the twentieth century.

Paul Craddock is still young when he is invalided out of the army after the Boer War and he discovers the neglected estate of Shallowford in a secluded corner of Devon. It seems remote from the march of progress. But as storm clouds gather over Europe, Paul learns that no part of England, however remote, can escape the challenge of the times.

Biographical Notes

R F Delderfield was born in South London in 1912. On leaving school he joined the Exmouth Chronicle newspaper as a junior reporter, where he went on to become Editor. From there he began to write stage plays and then became a highly successful novelist, renowned for brilliantly portraying slices of English life. With the publication of his first saga, A Horseman Riding By, he became one of Britain's most popular authors, and his novels have been bestsellers ever since.

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  • ISBN: 9780340043608
  • Publication date: 03 Aug 1995
  • Page count: 688
  • Imprint: Coronet
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