Martha Gellhorn, the renowned war correspondent and peacetime journalist, is the author of The Face of War and The View from the Ground. Her much-admired fiction includes Weather in Africa and Honeyed Peace: Stories.
Another in the ``Plume American Women Writers'' series, this novel (originally titled The Wine of Astonishment ) was released in 1948 and disappeared untilthis paper resurrection. This edition contains a new afterword by the author.-- MR
"Ten years of first-hand observation of the fighting fronts in Europe and Asia have gone into this taut, tender, tough book; and many a reader will find [Martha Gellhorn's] artistic transformation of this material ... absorbing."-New York Times New York Times