Philip Short... has done a spectacularly efficient job of describing what happened, and how - Economist'The first full biography of the man who led Cambodia into darkness.' - Sue Baker - Publishing NewsShort has written the definitive account of the nightmarish regime of 1975-1978, responsible for the deaths of some 1.5 million Cambodians. - Contemporary ReviewRiveting - ScotsmanShort succeeds in building a complete, compelling portrait of the man - HeraldShort has created a terrifying narrative of destruction. - Daily TelegraphBrilliantly detailed - Sunday HeraldThe result is a searching account - Sunday Times
A gripping and important biography of one of the 20th century's most reviled political monsters, who ravaged Cambodia.