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Monthly Archives: July 2014

O, ye women disporting yourselves upon blankets!

O, ye women disporting yourselves upon blankets! Please stop it. I’ve work to do.

End of the Line

The Narrow Road to the Deep North By Richard Flanagan (Chatto & Windus 448pp £16.99) ‘We will die, and who will ever understand any of this?’ So asks Colonel Dorrigo Evans, second in command of the Australian Imperial Force’s 2/7th Casualty Clearing Station, slave worker on the Siam–Burma ‘Death Railway’, and redoubtable hero of Richard [...]