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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 struggle correspondents of the 20 th century. She is healthier recognized for her fearless reporting in Europe earlier than 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 by means of the German military. Born out of this event, A Field follows a journalist who returns to Prague after its annexation and unearths her efforts to acquire support for the refugees and to exhibit the surprising nation of the rustic either tricky and futile. a resounding account of a humans below the brutal oppression of the Gestapo, A Field is Gellhorn’s strongest paintings of fiction.

 

“[A] courageous, ultimate novel. Its writing is speedy with circulation and with sympathy; its humans alive with dying, if you may placed it that means. It leaves one with aching center and questing mind.”—New York usher 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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