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Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (18 of 19)
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The Lost Executioner: A Story of the Khmer Rouge by Nic Dunlop
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
I picked this book up in a local book shop a few weeks ago, admittably I was looking for something like this, having already read Francois Bizot's The Gate I wanted to learn more about Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975 - 1979.

Nic Dunlop portrays a truly traumatic episode in Cambodian history when the Khmer Rouge saw to the demise of upwards of 1.2 million people in the name of The Organisation (Angka). This book mainly focuses around one man, Comrade Duch, the senior camp commander of the secret Khmer Rouge prison in Phnom Penn code named S-12.

Throughout the book, Nic describes in detail the accounts of eye-witnessness at the time the actions of The Organisation… Read more
To the Edge of the Sky by Anhua Gao
To the Edge of the Sky by Anhua Gao
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great read, 26 Mar 2005
This book I read sometime ago but each time in passing the bookcase I remember what a catching, highly informative and drawing read it is. I would highly reccomend this book to anyone.

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