Author(s): Adam Hochschild
In "an enthralling story, full of fascinating characters, intense drama, high adventure, deceitful manipulation, courageous truth-telling, and splendid moral fervor" ("Christian Science Monitor"), Hochschild tells the story of King Leopold of Belgium, a megalomaniac of monstrous portions. 31 photos. Map.
Winner of Duff Cooper Memorial Prize 2000 and Lionel Gelber Prize 1999.