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Cesarz AUTHOR Ryszard Kapuściński

Ry The New York Review of Books is Kapuscinski's rendition of their accounts humorous frightening sad grotesue of a man living amidst nearly unimaginable pomp and luxury while his people teetered between hunger and starvatio A little lesson in the blurred lines between reportage and fiction a detailed account of the fall of Haile Sellasie given by th

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Haile Selassie King of Kings Elect of God Lion of Judah His Most Puissant Majesty and Distinguished Highness the Emperor of Ethiopia reigned from 1930 until he was overthrown by the army in 1974 While the fighting still rage A 35 star rating perhaps This book contains accounts from those close to Ethiopia s last emperor Haile Selassie It chronicles

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D Ryszard Kapuscinski Poland's leading foreign correspondent traveled to Ethiopia to seek out and interview Selassie's servants and closest associates on how the Emperor had ruled and why he fell This sensitive powerfulhisto The Emperor baffles any ready description A Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski renders an account of the last schizophrenic


10 thoughts on “Cesarz AUTHOR Ryszard Kapuściński

  1. says:

    The author is a Polish journalist and in this book he Chronicles the downfall of Haile Selassie the longtime ruler of Ethiopia The book is divided into three sections and in the first he interviews those who worked in the palace There is some tongue in cheek humor here as we learn many of the jobs they did and took do seriously were uite strangea human cuckoo whose only job was to bow on the hour a functionary

  2. says:

    A 35 star rating perhaps This book contains accounts from those close to Ethiopia’s last emperor Haile Selassie It chronicles Selassie’s opulent lifestyle and his subseuent downfall It speaks to the undoing of African leaders I’ve always been intrigued by Selassie and was interested to know about himThe Em

  3. says:

    By the Conuering Lion of the Tribe of Judah His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I King of Kings Lord of Lords Elect of God”A sovereign a direct descendant from the ueen of Sheba and the King Salomon of Israel by law decree that isNo wonder such title comes with almighty power –The Bible isn´t very exact on the homeland of said ueen and noting that Solomon allegedly had 700 wives and 300 concubines there would be offspring l

  4. says:

    From the waning Gomulka regime forward Kapuscinski fashioned a journalistic career out of exceedingly subtle swipes at the pretenses and tragicomic self deception of Soviet style Communism The Emperor is aimed at Haile Selassie who

  5. says:

    The Emperor baffles any ready description A Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski renders an account of the last schizophrenic years of Ethiopia’s ancient kingdom and the demise of it emperor whose ways are not our ways to say the least Reviews may not suffice to say exactly why or how the book works but I’ll add mine anyway to the others

  6. says:

    Great historical book describing the mood of the palace in Ethiopia under the rule of Haile Selassie Excellent

  7. says:

    A little lesson in the blurred lines between reportage and fiction a detailed account of the fall of Haile Sellas

  8. says:

    This book was a gift to me from a friend who is a former Guardian journalist During the Communist era Ryszard Kapuściński was foreign correspondent for the Polish Press Agency and reported on civil wars and revolutions from all over the Third World The introduction by Neal Ascherson reveals that after reporting on the coup of 1

  9. says:

    My favorite books by Kapuscinski are those where the author travels and explains for the world what other peoples feel This is just an original biography It has been contested in its accuracy The protagonist Haile Selassie e

  10. says:

    His Majesty His Venerable Highness His Revered Highness His Peerless Majesty His Most Exalted Majesty Our Distinguished Monarch His Venerable Majesty His Most Virtuous Highness His Distinguished Majesty His Supreme Majesty the King of Kings His Magnanimous Highness the Supreme Benefactor everyone appearing in Mr Kapuści

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