11 November 2016

A Man With No Face

For Remembrance Day, my latest piece for The Walrus.

1 comment:

  1. All Else is Folly is a superb work. Did Acland write an more novels or memoirs or did he write himself out artistically with this book? On a matter of curiosity, the only other photo of Acland I can find besides the one above is this one: http://brianbusby.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/remembering-peregrine-acland.html taken from a newspaper archive by the look of it. Were his fears about mutilation fulfilled? If so, it would explain his tendency to work in the background - as an advisor or secretary - or was withdrawal and privacy a family trait, perhaps