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4 March 2015


There was a very interesting profile of Emma Smith in the Observer when the second volume of her memoirs appeared; and at the end of the piece there was a comment about the famous 1948 photograph of Emma by Robert Doisneau. Now, for Emma Smith’s many fans, that spot on the quai is immortalised as ‘Emma’s typewriting place’ – it is where The Far Cry was written.

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