The Wild Hills

The Wild Hills

This Latest Volume of Autobiography opens in 1934, in an isolated hamlet in the Cotswolds. Mr. Croft-Gooke was 30 years old. He had published six novels, was earning £300 a year, and considered himself 'an enviable young man'. He had a house with peacocks on the lawn. He was happy.

He decided however to revisit Argen­tina, where he travelled extensively, lecturing and meeting old friends and new. When he returned to his isolated hamlet, in fog and snow, he was… (more)