Campion later developed more complexity and depth—partly as a result of war experiences—and became a professional detective. But he remained unhardened, an anomaly in his profession, in something the manner of the later Inspector Alleyn...
Advising a would-be poet, EB
wrote: Read a lot of poetry—all the time—and not 20th-century poetry. Read Campion
—anything at all almost that's any good, from the...
published his first historical biography, that of Edmund Campion
, whom one of his reviewers called the most attractive of the Jesuits
who suffered under Queen Elizabeth
's penal administration.
's book on Dante Gabriel Rossetti
, which was connected with his early ambition to be an artist, came a number of biographically-oriented works which sprang from his Catholic faith. His lives of...