Recommended by Goldsboro Books
Macdonald. 1961. First Edition; red cloth, back strip lettered in silver, a very good, clean copy and bright dustwrapper. Ninth novel in the sequence 'A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight'.
In volume 9 of 'A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight', it is the early 1920s and Phillip Maddison, out of the army, is determined to become a writer. When his career as a journalist founders, he retires to Devon on his motorcycle to share a cottage with a friend and devote himself to his work. BUt the arrangement does not succeed and before long Phillip finds himself alone. Meanwhile, his heart is assailed by what he takes for lovel but not until he has shed some illusions does he discover what he seeks, where last expected. Set against the London literary landscape as well as the superbly drawn Devon landscape, The Innocent Moon paints an unforgettable picture of its times.