By John Lucas
Illustrated by Sarah Kirby
175mmx236mm, paperback, 26pp including four black and white illustrations
Early in the Second World War, Eric Ravilious, in his capacity as an Official War Artist, sought permission to make a painting of an admiral’s bike. The Reason Why speculates on circumstances that may have led to his proposal being rejected.
John Lucas is a poet, novelist, literary critic and historian, and publisher of Shoestring Press.
Sarah Kirby is an artist and illustrator living in Leicester. She is a member of Leicester Print Workshop which is her main studio base. Her website is sarahkirby.co.uk.