Sylvia Townsend Warner was born in England in 1893 and died in 1978. Hailed a “Bright Young Thing” by the London press in the 1920s but then a “neglected writer” by The Guardian in 2012, Townsend Warner authored seven novels, numerous collections of short fiction, and three volumes of poetry.
She had feigned not to hear him and had walked on. She had not turned her head until she was out of the village, she expected at every moment to hear him come bounding up behind her. Had he done so, she thought she would have turned round and snarled at him.Read more.