I read A State of Blood shortly after returning from Uganda, maybe to gain a sense of perspective on the history of this country.
It was a compelling read, if a gruesome one. Henry Kyemba gives us his own insights into Idi Amin's regime: what it meant to be living in Uganda at that time but also what led to the regime and how he thought it would evolve (at the time of writing). Although it shouldn't be taken as a stand-alone document on Uganda under Idi Amin, it is an important testimony that de...more
I couldn't help but feeling that the autho ...more