Original Language: Polish
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A very easy read on a slice of history with which I was unfamiliar.Published 13 months ago by Deborah Monnin
An all-time favorite to which I come back every few years. A classic of memoir.Published 15 months ago by Terry L Tricomi
One of the best books of one of the best Polish journalists with a lot of interesting on spot information on not too well known war in Angola. Read morePublished on May 31, 2014 by Adnthor
Very educating book, capturing true images of a country at war with endearing portrayals of true characters and horrifying scenes of human cruelty. Read morePublished on April 22, 2013 by pabolec
Excellent for understanding what life was like in Angola during the civil war. The sad thing is not much has changed since, Angolan attitudes, work ethic, dangerous streets, poor... Read morePublished on April 13, 2013 by AfrikaOverland
This book by Kapuscinski is another great reason why he is a brilliant author. It gives amazing on-the-ground accounts of what it was like to be in Angola during the dying days of... Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Bradley
As long as he is in Luanda, the writing is terribly funny and witty, however as soon as he goes to the War front, the script goes haywire and there in lies the weakness. Read morePublished on February 18, 2012 by Prabal
One of the finest books about modern Angola Kapuchinski's eyewitness accounts of the evacuation of the Portuguese, independence, the South African invasion and the beginnings of... Read morePublished on February 6, 2012 by Aidan J. McQuade
The wrong greeting at a check point can get you killed in Angola in 1975. This is the first book I read by Kapuscinski and I continue to read him. Read morePublished on August 2, 2011 by Neil The Unreel