In his first work of nonfiction, Sebastian Faulks explores the lives of three remarkable men: airman Richard Hillary, artist Christopher Wood and spy Jeremy Wolfenden. Each had the seeds of greatness; each was a beacon to his generation and left something of value behind; yet each one died tragically young.
Read Richard Hillary’s story in his own words in The Last Enemy, Slightly Foxed Edition No. 39.
‘A mystery story of rare narrative power’ Financial Times
A Confrontation with Evil
It seems a rather odd thing to admit these days, but I spent much of my youth reading war comics and watching war films. That’s how it was if you lived in a house filled with boys in the 1960s. As...Read more