"With stark, precise poetry, Humphreys builds a palpable, almost unbearable sense of inevitability and loss that echoes both John Hersey's Hiroshima and Ian McEwan's On Chesil Beach."
The underappreciated Humphreys (Wild Dogs
, 2005, etc.) offers a journey through the dark night of the soul that was the November 14, 1940, bombing of Coventry.
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