It is extremely readable, especially given that it is historical non-fiction, and very informative.
It is astounding that the members of Union Patriotica did not consider breaking off from the FARC - it ensured that they were all killed as well.
If life is as expendable in Colombia as it appears to be, the author must have had more than a few frightening experiences.
If you are an American who wants to know more about the hidden history behind modern Colombian politics, this book is for you. Read morePublished 20 months ago by DJNFOX
Very fast shipping ,the book was in perfect condition.Now the story of the book is amazing and very well writteng .for example everything is well documented. Read morePublished on May 22, 2012 by Cleber
I found the book to be extremely well balanced and it goes far beyond a reductionary two sided 'right vs. left' approach. Read morePublished on February 7, 2009 by Grant Canary
I found the character descriptions and events chronicled in this book to assist me immensely in understanding the Colombian political predicament. Read morePublished on January 15, 2009 by Micah Edwards
Mr. Dudley has written a must-read book for anyone interested in understanding how futile, tragic and hopeless this civil war is, a war to end centuries of oppression by creating... Read morePublished on September 12, 2008 by H. Campbell
This is a poorly written account of a topic so crucial for the history and the future of Colombia. The author seems biased against the victims of a political genocide a thesis he... Read morePublished on August 17, 2008 by Lycos
I feel that this a very strong series of stories and history of Colombia and of the FARC. Mr. Dudley has accomplished something few could, by interviewing the FARC, the UP, and the... Read morePublished on February 9, 2008 by Andrew J. Miller