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By Martha Gellhorn,Caroline Moorehead

Martha Gellhorn used to be one of many first—and most generally read—female struggle 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 used to be 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 via the German military. Born out of this adventure, A troubled Field follows a journalist who returns to Prague after its annexation and unearths her efforts to procure support for the refugees and to show the surprising kingdom of the rustic either problematical 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 fast with circulation and with sympathy; its humans alive with loss of life, if you'll be able to placed it that approach. 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 singular has . . . strength and point.”—Times Literary Supplement

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