In End Game, Rohde tells the entire story of the fall of Srebrenica, in which 7,000 Bosnian Muslims were killed, making it the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. Rohde's reporting is prodigious, and as the narrative progresses the book picks up power as a series of events, presented in a matter-of-fact manner, come together and the reader sees how a village was obliterated, with many of its inhabitants killed and hidden in mass graves.
The book is disturbing, particularly because Rohde calmly shows how the horrors of Srebrenica could have been avoided. The conflict in Bosnia has perhaps been a puzzle to many, and this book will do much to give the horrors a human face. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
The Srebrenica genocide is a complex story that involved a lot of players. The Rohde book is a bit more detailed than the Honig/Both book of 1996, that brilliantly caught the... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Karel Vosskühler
...which is why the author earns a living writing fiction. I need add nothing to the debate - much of what needs to be said has been said already. The truth is now evident. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Hemingway
Very informative book from a tragic time in modern history. It provides a great overview of the situation that occurred in July 1995. Read morePublished on December 20, 2012 by Dedgar
The author makes a very convincing argument that it was the inept leadership of the United Nations and the reluctance of the US to put soldiers in the field that directly led to... Read morePublished on October 27, 2012 by Ian Gordon Malcomson
This is the only book on the subject that details the account in good detail and keeps you enthralled throughout. Read morePublished on July 24, 2012 by rpsjdd
"End Game" is a chilling, engrossing and terribly sad story of genocide, ethnic hatred and centuries old animosities between religions and people. Read morePublished on September 7, 2009 by Randal D. Locke
Thank goodness David Rohde and his Pakistani colleague Tahir Ludin escaped from the Taliban in late June 2009. Read morePublished on June 23, 2009 by Chimonsho
This is an extraordinary book that describes the now forensically-proven slaughter in chilling detail and pulls no punches: indeed, while Rohde rightly places the blame for this... Read morePublished on September 20, 2005 by G. Brown
This is a well written book and with its hour by hour simultaneous documentary approach is rather like another book I have called "The Day Guernica Died" by different authors... Read morePublished on January 25, 2005 by connoisseur