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The last colony

The last colony

SKU: 9781474618144

Author: Philippe Sands


FROM THE WINNER OF THE BAILIE GIFFORD PRIZE THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Should be read by anyone who cares about justice, humanity and human rights' Elif Shafak 'An essential account' Sunday Times 'Powerful and persuasive . . . superb' Abdulrazak Gurnah 'An urgent reminder that Britain's colonial rule isn't our past. It's our present' New Statesman 'An important [book]' Observer 'Elegant, moving and profoundly informative' The Scotsman Through one woman's fight for justice, the award-winning author of East West Street exposes the shocking events that marked the 1965 establishment of the British Indian Ocean Territory. Written with Sands' characteristic expertise, insight and thrilling storytelling, The Last Colony lays bare the brutal legacy of colonial rule, the devastating impact of Britain's grip on its last colony in Africa and the ongoing struggle to right a historic wrong.

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