Jon Gower speaks with Alan Bilton and attempts to unravel the mysteries of Bilton’s latest book, The Known and Unknown Sea. Dylan Thomas Center, Swansea
In classical myth, the journey into the west is also the journey toward death, the westward horizon marking the setting of the sun and thus man’s own inevitable twilight.
A Book Review by Alan Bilton: All for Nothing, a novel by the German writer Walter Kempowski – his last novel before he died in 2007.
Novelist Alan Bilton gives us some insights into the writing and inspiration behind his second novel The Known and Unknown Sea.