Caroline Moorehead


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
October 28, 1944

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Caroline Moorehead is the New York Times bestselling author of Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France; A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France; and Human Cargo: A Journey Among Refugees, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. An acclaimed biographer, Moorehead has also written for the New York Review of Books, the Guardian, the Times, and the Independent. She lives in London and Italy.

Average rating: 3.9 · 10,869 ratings · 1,961 reviews · 32 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Train in Winter: An Extra...

3.85 avg rating — 6,696 ratings — published 2011 — 39 editions
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Dancing to the Precipice: L...

4.07 avg rating — 773 ratings — published 2009 — 19 editions
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Village of Secrets: Defying...

3.74 avg rating — 1,074 ratings — published 2014 — 21 editions
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Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Centu...

4.05 avg rating — 554 ratings — published 2003 — 11 editions
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Human Cargo: A Journey Amon...

4.03 avg rating — 268 ratings — published 2005 — 11 editions
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A Bold and Dangerous Family...

3.73 avg rating — 209 ratings — published 2017 — 19 editions
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Iris Origo: Marchesa of Val...

4.05 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2000 — 7 editions
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A House in the Mountains: T...

3.83 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 2019 — 18 editions
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Lost and Found: Heinrich Sc...

3.96 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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“Horribly aware of what was happening, conscious, as she had never been before, that it was possible both to love her mother more than anyone in life and yet be driven mad by her presence,”
Caroline Moorehead, Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life

“Martha had been struck by a line in a Doris Lessing novel—“I don’t enjoy pleasure”—and decided that what she enjoyed in life were surprises and work. “But it’s alarming,” she wrote to Teecher, “to grow less and less gregarious. I can hardly bear social occasions; I feel as if I’d written the script long ago.” While”
Caroline Moorehead, Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life

“Voltaire… A true Aryan must be blond like Hitler, slender like Göring, tall like Goebbels, young like Pétain, and honest like Laval.”
Caroline Moorehead, A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France

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