David Silverman . . . people like Charles had to develop a ramshackle, postmodern bravery, that had nothing in common w i th previous braveries except purpose: a series o f bargains from a position that ruled bargains out. ( 'An Executor' in Mars-Jones, A. and White, E., 1987, The Darker Proof: Stories from a Crisis, Faber and Faber, London).