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"Gellhorn is a superb subject for biography. Caroline Moorehead has seized the opportunity with an elan that her subject would have admired. The result is an adventure story which, true to the genre, has moments of both triumph and tragedy" (Independent on Sunday)
"As one would expect from a writer of Caroline Moorehead's diligence and acuity, this is an extremely thorough, colourful and pacy biography" (Sunday Telegraph)
"An enthralling biography - with an unflinching honesty Martha would have approved of" (Daily Mail)
"Superbly crafted, engaging and engaged... Martha Gellhorn leaps off the page-marvellous" (Literary Review)
"Not often does a biography make you against the odds fall headlong for its heroine...but Caroline Moorehead's exemplary and exciting account of the Hemingway wife who reported the war like it was sweeps you incisively into a broad-based history of the last century through the eyes of two women, author and subject, each as brilliant as the other but sharply differing in temperament" (David Hughes Spectator)
'Engrossing - biography and memoir and the forms of today and Moorehead's book is vibrant proof of that' Rose Tremain, Books of the Year, GuardianSee all Product Description
Excellent book. Fascinating story of an extraordinary woman. Normally wary of biographies as being rather dry but it would be difficult to make this lady's life sound dull.Published 7 months ago by ces london
It could be more interesting, considering the subject, I have a feeling there are gaps...Published 8 months ago by Dragana Poljak
This was a big disappointment. I found the book extremely tedious. How the author managed to turn the life story of someone who has lived through and reported on some of the most... Read morePublished 10 months ago by GAJ
I was hoping to read about a very interesting life, which it was.But it was continually oily by miss gel horn constant moaning about how bored she was. Read morePublished 11 months ago by P. F. Da-silva
If you want to learn about Martha Gellhorn, this is the book. A very readable scholastic book.Published 13 months ago by Myles Kimberley
I felt I lived through the experiences with her. What an interesting woman. I am interested in journalism and had seen her name mentioned and written about in book reviews in VF I... Read morePublished 17 months ago by n.wilson
After finishing this biography of Martha Gellhorn I wrote the following letter to author (sending via email to her publisher):
"Dear Ms. Read more