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By Martha Gellhorn,Caroline Moorehead

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

In 1938, prior to the Munich pact, Gellhorn visited Prague and witnessed its transformation from a proud democracy getting ready to conflict Hitler to a rustic occupied by way of the German military. Born out of this adventure, A Field follows a journalist who returns to Prague after its annexation and unearths her efforts to acquire support for the refugees and to express the surprising kingdom of the rustic either challenging and futile. a powerful account of a humans below the brutal oppression of the Gestapo, A troubled Field is Gellhorn’s strongest paintings of fiction.


“[A] courageous, ultimate novel. Its writing is fast with circulation and with sympathy; its humans alive with demise, if you can positioned it that method. 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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