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A review for ‘The Cross of Carl’ by Walter Owen – republished by Grey Suit Editions
Great to see a review of The Cross of Carl in the current edition of the HIGH WINDOW Thank you Michael Crowley! Click WALTER OWEN here – for details about the book.
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‘Ceasefire’ and ‘The Cross of Carl’
Last night I watched “Ceasefire” (Cessez-le-feu) directed by Emmanuel Courcol, starring Romain Duris, Celine Sallete and Gregory Gadebois. This French film explores the lives of French soldiers traumatised by bombardment in the trenches of Verdun. Those few who returned ostensibly … Continue reading
Posted in Essays, Grey Suit Editions, Uncategorized Tagged Ceasefire, Emmanuel Courcol, Norman Mailer, The Cross of Carl, The Great War, Walter Owen, Wilfred Owen, WW1 Leave a comment
Grey Suit Editions – two new publications!
There are two new publications by Grey Suit Editions UK. Collected Complete Poems by Iliassa Sequin and The Cross of Carl by Walter Owen. Thanks to Peter Jay, Ken Sequin, Peter Gizzi, Catherine Somers and everyone who has contributed expertise … Continue reading
Dreadful as the Abortions of an Angel
Click on the image to find the essay! Grey Suit Editions re-published THE CROSS OF CARL by Walter Owen in Spring 2021.
Posted in Essays Tagged Anthony Howell, Edward Field, Kerry-Lee Powell, Robert Browning, trench warfare, Walter Owen, war, war poetry 4 Comments
This essay is a homage to Adolfo Bioy Casares and also refers to other writers I enjoy.
The Invention of Morel and its Context In his 1940 prologue to this celebrated novella by Adolfo Bioy Casares, Jorge Luis Borges exalts adventure stories and “works of reasoned imagination” –from G. K. Chesterton to Kafka – over the psychological … Continue reading
Posted in Essays Tagged Bioy Casares, Borges, Goethe, Gustav Meyrink, Jane Bowles, Marcel Schwob, Robbe-Grillet, Walter Owen 2 Comments