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It reads like a journal article and the writing flows very well.
I had come back from Amsterdam and was looking for something to read that might make sense of this very cosmopolitan city with its seeming open door to the world.
Ostensibly about the murder of Dutch celebrity Theo van Gogh by Mohammed Bouyeri, this interesting book is really much more.
It deserves a Five Star. My problem is that to be a five star, I have to Love the book. This is not a book to be loved. It is a book to be read and be disturbed by. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jim Altfeld
Ian Buruma is a cracker-jack journalist in many regards. He provides great back-story, he can make the complexities of a political position elegantly simple, and vice versa, and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Daniel G. Schaeffer
LOVE IT THANKS! it is very helpful for my classes this semester and I will use it often thank youPublished 7 months ago by Candance
The analysis of the Dutch society and inmigrants' integration is very good.
The cultural differences become hard to solve and lead to violance and murder. Read more
I read this book as a part of a religion class concerning toleration. It really enlightened me to world events that I did not know took place. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Robert B
BOOK WAS WHAT IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE. AVERAGE READING FOR MY COLLEGE CLASS. WOULDN'T RECOMMEND IT FOR LEISURE READING.Published 13 months ago by William N. Rava
The recent death of Von Gogh's descendant at the hands of anIslamic extremist had reverberating effects on the Dutch culture. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Marilyn Matheny
Murder in Amsterdam deals with tolerance and multiculturalism in the world of today. The reviews I have read so far are shallow and have totally missed the point of this book. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Joanne Dickson