A Song of Sixpence Author:A.J. Cronin In a recent article A.J. Cronin wrote, "Of all my novels, and I have laboured over many, A SONG OF SIXPENCE is to me, beyond any of the others, the real thing. In writing it I was more deeply moved, more carried away by the narrative and above all so conscious that I was truly expressing myself that, as I worked, time and again I told myself th... more »is, at last, is the novel A. J. Cronin should be writing."
A SONG OF SIXPENCE, Dr. Cronin's latest novel, eminently fulfills the promise in these words. it has the warmth and unassuming honesty of his earlier works, HATTER'S CASTLE, THE STARS LOOK DOWN and THE CITADEL, yet it shows his matured skill in the masterful portrayal of the engaging Laurence Carroll, who is, in many respects, Dr. Cronin himself....« less