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A Question of Geography

John Berger & Nella Bielski

‘If I'm not transferred to the mines, I'll hold out, and you must go on thinking of me as dead: you will be closer, my heart, to the reality.’

John Berger

John Berger (1926–2017) was a novelist, essayist, screenwriter and critic. His extensive bibliography includes the book-length essay on art criticism Ways of Seeing, the Into their Labours fiction trilogy and the study of migrant workers A Seventh Man. His novel G. was awarded the 1972 Booker Prize, and he was awarded the Golden PEN Award for a Lifetime’s Distinguished Service to Literature in 2009.

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Nella Bielski

Nella Bielski is a Ukrainian-born French writer and actress. She is the author of several novels, including Oranges for the Son of Alexander Levy, After Arkadia, and The Year is '42.

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