Facing the Torturer

Facing the Torturer

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The author of the acclaimed memoir The Gate now gives us a mesmerizing account of his personal relationship with one of the most infamous torturers of the twentieth century, and of his transformative experience observing and participating in that man’s recent trial for war crimes.

In 1971, François Bizot was researching Khmer pottery and Buddhist ritual in rural Cambodia when, along with two Cambodian assistants, he was arrested by Communist guerrillas on suspicion… (più)

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"Facing the Torturer" is a searching and peculiar meditation on human nature.

Best for those already familiar with The Gate, but also a good choice for readers who enjoy philosophical arguments about the dichotomy between good and evil.

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Editore: Vintage (23 Ottobre 2012)

Format: EPUB

Numero di pagine: 224 pagine

Dimensioni del file: 1.9 MB

Protezione: DRM

Lingua: Inglese

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