Of Fortunes and War extract in the Mail

There continues to be huge interest in Clare Hollingworth, who sadly passed away last week. This weekend, the Daily Mail serialised a passage from Patrick Garrett’s biography Of Fortunes and War:

You can’t arrest me, I’m naked! What pioneering war correspondent Clare Hollingworth - the first to report on Germany’s invasion of Poland - told police who accused her of spying

There was also a piece in the Times:

Reporter who broke news of war spent final years penniless

About article author


Patrick Garrett

  Patrick Garrett was born in London, grew up in Scotland, but has lived in Eastern Europe and Asia since the 1990s. He began his working life as a television editor in Glasgow. After a stint doing TV commercials in Hamburg, during the turbulent Yeltsin years he moved to Moscow to work i...More about Patrick Garrett