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The last king of Scotland

Author: Giles Foden
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combining elements of the thriller noir with comedy, this novel is based on the macabre events of Idi Amin's regime, "The Last King of Scotland" being one of the many titles which the tyrant bestowed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Idi Amin
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giles Foden
ISBN: 0571195644 9780571195640
OCLC Number: 40981851
Awards: 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.
Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 1999.
Shortlisted for Betty Trask Award 1999.
Description: 330 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Giles Foden.

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