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The Cage by [Weiss, Gordon]
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Length: 376 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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"A striking account of the ruthless terror wreaked by both sides on the innocent civilians trapped in the pocket of land ... he has published the first comprehensive, factual account of the mass killing and why the UN was powerless to prevent it" (Jon Swain Sunday Times)

"Comprehensive, fair and well-written" (Jason Burke Literary Review)

"'What does the Sri Lankan government have to hide? That's the question Gordon Weiss sets out to answer in this painstakingly researched and referenced study, and his conclusions are nothing short of horrific' " (Scotsman)

"A fair and brilliantly written tour de force of this long forgotten war. A book that is long overdue." (Roma Tearne, author of Brixton Beach)

"It is not easy to read this shattering, heart-breaking tale of savagery and suffering, of pathetic victims caught in a terrible embrace of savagery and despair, from early hopes for freedom and justice to the hideous denouement. But doing so not only lifts the veil that conceals one of the most awful tragedies of the current era, but also helps us understand what should be done, not just in this sad and beautiful land, long before horrors spiral out of control." (Noam Chomski)

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A devastating account of the last days of Sri Lanka's bloody civil war - from a first hand witness determined to tell the truth

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1017 KB
  • Print Length: 376 pages
  • Publisher: Picador Australia (1 June 2011)
  • Sold by: Macmillan (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005CEUCHK
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #377,789 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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