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The Body of Il Duce: Mussolini's Corpse and the Fortunes of Italy

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A brilliant young historian follows the odyssey of Mussolini's body in an "ingenious" exploration of the legacy of Italian Fascism (The New Yorker)

Bullet-ridden, spat on, strung up in a Milan square: this was the fate of Il Duce, as reviled in death as he was adored in life. With Italy's defeat in World War II, the cult of Benito Mussolini's physical self was brought to it
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 2nd 2006 by Picador (first published 1998)
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