Robert Gibson is a retired Professor of French from the University of Kent. He lives and writes in Sidmouth, Devon. His previous books include: The Quest of Alain-Fournier (1953), Modern French Poets on Poetry (1961), and A Land without a Name (1975). Best of Enemies, first published in 1995, has been published by Impress Books in a fully updated and revised edition for the centenary of the Entente Cordiale in 2004.
"A worthy conclusion to a lifetime with Fournier". Robin Buss, TLS "A fine, final version of his acclaimed biography". Michele Roberts, The Independent "A significant reappraisal of the detail and influences of Alain-Fournier's life." Mark Thwaite, ReadySteadyBook.com