Acclaimed novelist and cultural commentator. Author, The Naked and the Dead and two-time Pulitzer winner for The Executioner’s Song and The Armies of the Night.
‘Anna’ is really a great book, a much greater one than ‘War and Peace’. In ‘Anna Karenina’, there is far more of the great and necessary sympathy that sees all people in their own eyes, and refrains from dismissing them. And nearly always the knowledge of man goes so deep.