Maddening Martha

Variety magazine is less than impressed with a new play called The Maddening Truth that portrays the life of the famous war correspondent Martha Gellhorn who died in 1998. Martha is particularly well known for her eyewitness accounts of the Spanish Civil War, the devastation at Dachau, and the American bombing of Vietnam,

As modern American writers go, few lived as dangerous or glamorous a life as Martha Gellhorn, the war correspondent renowned for the harrowing dispatches she filed from conflict zones across the world. But to hear it from Hay, in this inert and talky piece, all was ashes to this celebrated journalist because she couldn’t write a novel like her onetime husband, Ernest Hemingway. link