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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 warfare correspondents of the 20 th century. She is healthier recognized 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 through the German military. Born out of this adventure, A bothered Field follows a journalist who returns to Prague after its annexation and unearths her efforts to procure support for the refugees and to express the stunning kingdom of the rustic either complex and futile. a powerful account of a humans less than the brutal oppression of the Gestapo, A afflicted Field is Gellhorn’s strongest paintings of fiction.

 

“[A] courageous, ultimate novel. Its writing is fast with move and with sympathy; its humans alive with demise, if you could placed it that manner. 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 unique has . . . strength and point.”—Times Literary Supplement

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