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The Last King of Scotland By Giles Foden

The Last King of Scotland
by Giles Foden

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What would it be like to become Idi Amin's personal physician? Giles Foden's best-selling thriller is the story of a young Scottish doctor drawn into the heart of the Ugandan dictator's surreal and brutal regime. As Uganda plunges into civil chaos he realizes action is imperative - but which way should he jump?
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The Last King of Scotland by Giles Foden

What would it be like to become Idi Amin's personal physician? Giles Foden's best-selling thriller is the story of a young Scottish doctor drawn into the heart of the Ugandan dictator's surreal and brutal regime. Privy to Amin's thoughts and ambitions, he is both fascinated and appalled. As Uganda plunges into civil chaos he realizes action is imperative - but which way should he jump?

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About Giles Foden


Giles Foden was born in 1967 and spent his youth in Africa. Between 1990 and 2006 he worked as a journalist on the Times Literary Supplement and the Guardian. In 1998 he published The Last King of Scotland, which won the Whitbread First Novel Award and was later made into a feature film. The author of three other novels and also a work of narrative non-fiction, he was appointed Professor of Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia in 2007. He lives in Norfolk.

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GOR002654688
The Last King of Scotland by Giles Foden
Giles Foden
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1999-01-28
352
0571195644
9780571195640
Winner of Somerset Maugham Award 1999 Winner of Betty Trask Awards 1999 Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: First Novel Category 1998 Winner of Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 1998 Short-listed for James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 1999 Short-listed for Betty Trask Award 1999
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