Download e-book for kindle: A Stricken Field: A Novel by Martha Gellhorn,Caroline Moorehead

By Martha Gellhorn,Caroline Moorehead

ISBN-10: 0226286967

ISBN-13: 9780226286969

Martha Gellhorn was once one of many first—and most generally read—female struggle correspondents of the 20th century. She is better recognized 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, 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 event, A afflicted Field follows a journalist who returns to Prague after its annexation and unearths her efforts to procure support for the refugees and to exhibit the stunning kingdom of the rustic either problematic and futile. a powerful account of a humans lower 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 stream and with sympathy; its humans alive with demise, if you'll placed it that means. It leaves one with aching middle 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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