A Stricken Field: A Novel by Martha Gellhorn,Caroline Moorehead PDF

By Martha Gellhorn,Caroline Moorehead

ISBN-10: 0226286967

ISBN-13: 9780226286969

Martha Gellhorn was once one of many first—and most generally read—female conflict correspondents of the 20 th century. She is better identified 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, 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 event, A Field follows a journalist who returns to Prague after its annexation and unearths her efforts to procure aid for the refugees and to show the stunning kingdom of the rustic either tricky and futile. a resounding 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 quickly with circulation and with sympathy; its humans alive with loss of life, if you may positioned 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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