The vigie on the island of Port Cros where the poet Richard Aldington stayed in 1928 with his partner of ten years and his new lover, along with D.H. Lawrence and his wife Frieda. It was here that Aldington started to write his novel of the war, 'Death of a Hero'.
Imagist at War

An Imagist at War: The Complete War Poems of Richard Aldington, edited by Michael Copp, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2002

 

RA and HD

Richard Aldington and H.D.: their lives in letters, 1918-1961, edited by Caroline Zilboorg, Manchester University Press, 2003

 

Verse Revolutionaries

The Verse Revolutionaries: Ezra Pound, H.D. and the Imagists, Helen Carr, Jonathan Cape, 2009.  This is a lively and fascinating group biography of the Imagists, that turbulent and colourful group of poets, British and American, male and female, who came together in London in the years before the First World War.

 

Death of a Hero

The text of the new Penguin Classics edition of Death of a Hero is the (expurgated) text published in 1929. If you would like to read the much rawer, unexpurgated version, try to get hold of this 1985 Hogarth Press edition.