David Trotter: The Sorrows of Young Ford, 1 June 2000
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Carcanet, 330 pp., £14.95, August 1999, 1 85754 397 1Show More
War Prose by Ford Madox Ford, edited by Max Saunders.
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“... One day in 1914, Ford Madox Ford, then 40 years old and feeling it, found himself for a while in the custody of the youthful Percy Wyndham Lewis, a writer whose work had appeared in Ford’s magazine, the English Review, and who was about to launch a magazine of his own, the rather more intemperate Blast. Gripping Ford by the elbow, Lewis, who was as usual in incendiary mood, poured scorn on him and his associates ...”