Danny DeVito endorses Victoria Brittain’s ‘Shadow Lives’

The Hollywood actor, producer and director, Danny DeVito has endorsed Victoria Brittain’s new book Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror (Pluto, 2013) on Twitter this week.

The star of such memorable classics as Twins (1988), Matilda (1996) and L.A. Confidential (1997) lent his support to Victoria’s new book with the following tweets (see below). With over 2.5 million followers on Twitter we hope the important message of this book will alight upon the ears of a much larger audience as a result – thanks, Danny!

Shadow Lives

The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

Victoria Brittain. Foreword by John Berger. Afterword by Marina Warner

Reveals the impact on the wives and families of men incarcerated in Guantanamo, or in prison in Britain and the US, during the ‘war on terror’.

“A searching, sensitive, and wrenching account of the ordeal of the women left behind, their torment, their endurance and courage, their triumphs over the cruel “extension of prison to home.” And not least, a revealing picture of what we have allowed ourselves to become.
” – Noam Chomsky

“This is a window into an invisible world…a reminder that abandoning normal legal standards has serious consequences for the Rule of Law.” – Helena Kennedy, QC

£14.99 only £13.00 on the Pluto site

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