‘“My War Gone By is a brutal yet sensitive story which addresses both the nature of addiction and the experience of war,” Hardy said. “I was struck by Anthony’s work and words, experiences, and for me his is an important voice and an important book.”’
It will be directed by Gavin O’Connor, who has said ‘how his involvement with the film was “love at first page”.
‘”It’s a book written with both fists. It’s Anthony’s Apocalypse Now. I feel privileged and honored for the opportunity to bring the book to the movies.”‘ (Esquire)
In The Times magazine, Saturday 21 January, Anthony Loyd travels to Northern Iraq to meet Isis’s young jihadists. A harrowing, important read.