Becca Dye

John Berger: A Biography

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Since 1962 when art critic John Berger uprooted himself from the hectic rat race of London he has lived in a renovated old barn in the depths of the Haute-Savoie valley in eastern France. Here he searched for authenticity, to see oppression up close and to live among the migrant workers that became the topic for his book A Seventh Man. His route was a reversal of the normal migratory course of the poor masses to the sprawling urban metropolis.

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