‘Hope flounders in mud. O Jesus, make it stop!’

The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916 ranks among the best-known history books of the 20th century. At a time when public discourse is obsessed with “dehumanising” and “other-ising”, it’s timely to remember that the century began with a war which set a new standard for inhumanity. For 10 months between February and December of 1916, […]