Rex Warner

Great Novels Set In WWII

It took a very clear-eyed and unsentimental author like Rex Warner to create such a perversely beautiful, horrific novel as ‘The aerodrome’. Taking a contrary position to the prevailing attitude of the time (1941), that the British Air Force pilot represented a pinnacle of pure order in a time of dark chaos, he tells the […]

Unforgotten Authors

For anyone who thought they might never find my column in the Independent On Sunday called ‘Forgotten Authors’ reappearing ever again, it actually restarted a couple of weeks back and seems to be back for the autumn. Here’s the one from the most recent Indie. Hopefully you should be able to find it there in […]