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Season of Blood

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Season of Blood

A Rwandan Journey

By Fergal Keane

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140247602, 224pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1997

Description
When President Habyarimana's jet was shot down in April 1994, Rwanda erupted into a hundred-day orgy of killing which left up to a million dead. Fergal Keane travelled through the country as the genocide was continuing, and his powerful analysis reveals the terrible truth behind the headlines. A tender, angry account As well as being a scathing indictment Keane says the genocide inflicted on the Tutsis was planned well in advance by Hutu leaders this is a graphic view of news-gathering in extremis. It deserves to become a classic Independent.