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Pol Pot: The History of a Nightmare by [Short, Philip]
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Length: 560 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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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 News)

Short has written the definitive account of the nightmarish regime of 1975-1978, responsible for the deaths of some 1.5 million Cambodians. (Contemporary Review)

Riveting (Scotsman)

Short succeeds in building a complete, compelling portrait of the man (Herald)

Short has created a terrifying narrative of destruction. (Daily Telegraph)

Brilliantly detailed (Sunday Herald)

The result is a searching account (Sunday Times)

Exhaustive and authoritative (Times Literary Supplement)

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A gripping and important biography of one of the 20th century's most reviled political monsters, who ravaged Cambodia.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2950 KB
  • Print Length: 560 pages
  • Publisher: John Murray; New Ed edition (25 April 2013)
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group (AU)
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #57,632 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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gordon mcbride
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5.0 out of 5 starsSuch a crime
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Graham and Frances
4.0 out of 5 starsPol Pot, Hitler, Stalin, Mao - all faces of evil - why do people continue to support these types of people?
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