The Snap Revolution (Part One: The Snap Election)

James Fenton

A man sets light to himself, promising his followers that he will rise again in three hours. When the time has elapsed, the police clear away the remains. Another man, a half-caste, has himself crucified every year – he has made a vow to do this until God puts him in touch with his American father…

The Fall of Saigon
The Snap Revolution (Part Two: The Narrow Road to the Solid North)