The Golden Sovereign

The Golden Sovereign

The Golden Sovereign, first published in 1957, concludes Mr. Church's autobiographical record, begun with Over the Bridge, that magical re-creation of an Edwardian childhood. The new volume exactly covers the second decade of the century: opening with the death of the author's mother when he was still a boy and ending with the arrival, ten years later, of his first-born daughter, it tells the 'story of an awakening from the fantasy of childhood to the still vaster… (more)