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Pol Pot by Philip Short
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Oct 31, 2008

it was amazing
Read in January, 2007

A well-written and researched account of Cambodia before and during the Khmer Rouge regime under Pol Pot. Combines the facts with the human element in a way that really allows you to feel for the people of Cambodia. Strangely enough, I also started to feel compassion and sympathy for Pol Pot himself, until I remembered that he was a murderous bastard.

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