Covering Darkness: Writing True Crime explores the wideranging genre of true crime writing and outlines the surprising literary lineage with a variety of writers.
The First World War created a huge army from civilians who had never fought before. They left behind families, sweethearts, wives and children. They too experienced war.
For once Wild's biography is subordinated to consideration of the value of his work. This penetrating critical analysis is based on philosophical as well as literary points of view.