A man

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Simon and Schuster, 1980 - Fiction - 463 pages
Saved from execution through the intervention of world leaders, Allesandro Panagoulis, an implacable Greek freedom fighter, endures years of imprisionment and torture before regaining his freedom and resuming his war against corrupt government leaders

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A gift from a French penpal, the first "brutal" book I read (in my 20's). With Portugal itself coming out of an almost 50-years dictatorship in 1974, I could easily relate to the protagonist's ... Read full review

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I'll underscore the sentiment to not let Fallaci's later writings about Islam dissuade you from reading this work. Fallaci was a terror to powerful dictatorial forces in both her life and her writing ... Read full review

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A prize-winning novelist and journalist, Oriana Fallaci is known primarily for her controversial interviews. She has spoken unabashedly, if not abrasively, with such world figures as Henry Kissinger, Willy Brandt, the Ayatollah Khomeini, Yasir Arafat, the Shah of Iran, Indira Ghandi, and Golda Meir. Her bold, often brilliant, interviewing technique is characterized by brutal frankness, as when she challenged Henry Kissinger to "talk about war.

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