Life After Corelli

The Independent has a profile of Louis de Bernieres–Birds Without Wings is just out. “Visiting the battle sites, he found their past darkness made all too visible. ‘The bones of the corpses come to the surface,’ he recalls. ‘I found quantities of bones when I was there. You look on the war memorials and it says, ‘Their name liveth for evermore.’ And you have this totally anonymous bone in your hand.'”

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