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Road Trip To Hell: Tabloid Tales Of Saddam, Iraq And A Bloody War: Tabloid Tales Of Saddam, Iraq And A Crazy War

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Published (first published May 16th 2011)
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Sam Whittam
Oct 14, 2011 Sam Whittam rated it liked it
This book was interesting but really, with so much coverage of the Iraq war from so many different sources I don't think the author actually adds anything. Towards the end of the book Hughes is embedded with the British army, a perfect time to get some real thoughts and feelings from the soldiers, instead he puts one page of a "self-interviewing Geordie" and that's it. I would've hoped he would have seen the opportunity and taken advantage of it, similar to Generation Kill, an amazing embedded ...more
Iain
Jun 15, 2011 Iain rated it it was amazing
I can't recommend this book highly enough. A personal view of the Iraq conflict from before the US moved in up until the first elections over the course of approximately a dozen visits.

Hughes is a journalist, at the time working for the Daily Mirror, which got him access to a lot of places many people couldn't (or wouldn't) go. The book really gives you an insight into the work of a journalist and the newspaper industry as well as Hughes' own views and opinions on the conflict itself.

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