«  first published in 1945, the stories collected under the title i am lazarus are a brilliant summation of the war experiences of anna kavan in blitz-era london, working among invalided soldiers at a ���military neurosis centre��� in mill hill. kavan���s view of the capital and some of its war victims in this momentous era are typically original and oblique: ��� lazarus��� is a patient revived from catatonia who somehow remains institutionalized »