BOOK REVIEW / Recent paperbacks: The Face of War - Martha Gellhorn: Granta, pounds 6.99.

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This often re-issued, enormously readable collection of reportage stretches from the Spanish Civil War to Central America, via China, Vietnam and Israel. Gellhorn's style is unobtrusively gentle, always involved but never strident. 'I thought it would be fine,' she says in Finland in 1939, 'if the ones who order the bombing and the ones who do the bombing would walk on the ground some time and see what it's like.'

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