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IT WAS great to see a feature (Write Stuff, 26 April) on Rodge Glass, whose wonderfully diverse opus is listed in the “about the author” section. I would like to point out that Rodge has also written a graphic novel – Dougie’s War, illustrated by Dave Turbitt – about the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on a young soldier returning from war.

This provocative work pulls no punches about the impact of conflict on soldiers and, in particular, their loved ones.

It should be considered as a set text in schools and the 
Ministry of Defence so that people can understand this 
debilitating condition and 
enable those who exhibit the signs to get help.

David Cruickshanks

Weavers Crescent

Kirkcaldy, Fife