In a story set amid the world of Victorian commerce, Adam Swann, veteran of campaigns in the Crimea and India, struggles to found a financial dynasty
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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. Many of his bestselling novels were later adapted for television. He died in 1972.Review:
R.F. Delderfield is a born storyteller Sunday Mirror His narratives belong in a tradition that goes back to John Galsworthy Life Magazine
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Book Description Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0786705280
Book Description Da Capo Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0786705280
Book Description Da Capo Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110786705280