Jeremy Harding, 10 February 1994
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Macmillan, 354 pp., £16.99, October 1993, 0 333 60496 2Show More
Battling for News: The Rise of the Woman Reporter by Anne Sebba.
Hodder, 301 pp., £19.99, January 1994, 0 340 55599 8Show More
Women’s Letters in Wartime edited by Eva Figes.
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The War at Sixteen: Autobiography, Vol. II by Julien Green, translated by Euan Cameron.
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“... Michael Kelly has produced a vivid, responsible account of his own itinerary, as a contributor to New Republic, the Boston Globe and the New York Times, through the Gulf War: from Baghdad to Amman; on to Egypt, Palestine, Israel, Saudi Arabia; into Kuwait and back into Iraq, via Basra; thence to Kurdistan. There are few sops to terrible beauty, whatever Kelly’s dust-jacket champions may say, and no excessive enthusiasm for the darker side of his material, either in the abandoned Iraqi torture chambers of Kuwait City or on the road to Basra ...”