Samuel Fury Childs Daly is assistant professor of African and African American Studies at Duke University. He is the author of A History of the Republic of Biafra: Law, Crime, and the Nigerian Civil War (Cambridge, 2020). He is currently writing a comparative study of why soldiers run from battle, entitled The Good Soldier: A Global History of Military Deserters.
A Moral No-Man’s Land: On David Diop’s “At Night All Blood Is Black”
As a meditation on war, race, and colonialism, Diop’s novel cuts like a dull knife....