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By Martha Gellhorn,Caroline Moorehead

ISBN-10: 0226286967

ISBN-13: 9780226286969

Martha Gellhorn used to be one of many first—and most generally read—female conflict correspondents of the 20th century. She is better identified for her fearless reporting in Europe prior to and through WWII and for her short marriage to Ernest Hemingway, yet she was once additionally an acclaimed novelist.

In 1938, earlier than the Munich pact, Gellhorn visited Prague and witnessed its transformation from a proud democracy getting ready to conflict Hitler to a rustic occupied via the German military. Born out of this adventure, A troubled Field follows a journalist who returns to Prague after its annexation and reveals her efforts to procure support for the refugees and to express the surprising nation of the rustic either troublesome and futile. a powerful account of a humans less than the brutal oppression of the Gestapo, A Field is Gellhorn’s strongest paintings of fiction.

 

“[A] courageous, ultimate novel. Its writing is speedy with move and with sympathy; its humans alive with demise, if one could positioned it that approach. It leaves one with aching middle and questing mind.”—New York bring in Tribune

 

“The translation of [Gellhorn’s] own testimony into the shape of a singular has . . . strength and point.”—Times Literary Supplement

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