By Ryszard Kapuscinski
'This is a really own ebook, approximately being by myself and lost'. In 1975 Kapuscinski's employers despatched him to Angola to hide the civil conflict that had damaged out after independence. For months he watched as Luanda after which the remainder of the rustic collapsed right into a civil struggle that was once within the author's phrases 'sloppy, dogged and cruel'. In his account, Kapuscinski demonstrates a unprecedented means to explain and to give an explanation for the person which means of grand political abstractions.