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King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild
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Apr 23, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: kind-of-depressing, groups-of-people
Read in April, 2012

Kind of a downer.

** Rereading this for school and find it even better than I remembered. This is one of the best -- and most disturbing -- popular history books I've read, and I highly recommend it to anyone. If all nonfiction writers had Adam Hochschild's gifts, I'd probably read even fewer novels than I already do but would be much better informed about actual facts.

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Jessica You know, it's not really true, now that I think about it. Especially after reading something so graphically horrific and depressing, I need a novel more than ever. You know, art for medicinal purposes, to take the edge off these very harsh facts.

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