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Martha Gellhorn

Nicholas Shakespeare

‘What clipped the wings of her fiction and grounded her imagination was precisely what made her soar as a journalist.’

Nicholas Shakespeare

Nicholas Shakespeare was one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists in 1993. He has written for Granta on Abimael Guzman, Martha Gellhorn and Tasmania, the background to his most recent novel, Secrets of the Sea. He is also the author of a biography Bruce Chatwin, and is currently preparing an edition of Chatwin's letters.

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