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By Martha Gellhorn,Caroline Moorehead

ISBN-10: 0226286967

ISBN-13: 9780226286969

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

In 1938, sooner 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 aid for the refugees and to show the surprising nation of the rustic either problematic and futile. a powerful account of a humans lower than the brutal oppression of the Gestapo, A troubled 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 dying, if you'll be able to positioned it that manner. It leaves one with aching center 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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