Negley Farson


Born
in Plainfield, New Jersey, The United States
January 01, 1890

Died
December 13, 1960


At one time considered one of North America’s most intrepid journalists, Farson is probably little known today to most readers under the age of 50. Farson was raised by his eccentric grandfather, the notorious Civil War General James Negley who ‘made other men look like mongrel dogs.’ With such a colourful family background, it should have come as no surprise that young Negley was not only expelled from college but immediately emigrated on to England.

The excitement of the First World War soon lured him even further afield. The young student, now turned journalist, soon showed up in Russia and was present in Red Square the day the Bolshevik Revolution broke out. Farson went on to become one of the most renowned foreign correspondents of his
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Average rating: 4.0 · 59 ratings · 14 reviews · 14 distinct works
Caucasian Journey

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The Way of a Transgressor

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Going Fishing

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Sailing Across Europe

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Behind God's Back

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Wanderlust

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The Last World of the Caucasus

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Black Bread and Red Coffins

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