On a walk in an Oxfordshire forest, a beloved wife is unaccountably transformed into a fox in this modern folktale.
Written in 1922 by David Garnett, a member of the Bloomsbury Group, this short novel combines humor, fantasy, allegory, and realism in a portrait of a husband’s devotion and a woman’s struggle to maintain her humanity. Includes charming woodcut illustrations.
During late evening strolls round the quiet streets near my home I occasionally have a close encounter with a fox. We stand there, yards apart, each daring the other to move first, till finally the...Read more