The Rebels' Hour

Product Number: EB00645673
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781555848583
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
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"A compelling, blood-soaked portrait of a young Tutsi rebel who rose to become one of the leading generals in the Congolese Army." —Details Lieve Joris has long been considered "one of the best journalists in the world" and in The Rebels' Hour she illuminates the dark heart of contemporary Congo through the prism of one lonely, complicated man—a rebel leader named Assani who becomes a high-ranking general in the Congolese army. As we navigate the chaos of his lawless country alongside him, the pathologically evasive Assani stands out in relief as a man who is both monstrous and sympathetic, perpetrator and victim (Liberation, France). "Lieve Joris is of the caliber of Naipaul or Ryszard Kapuscinski, 50% traveler, 50% journalist, 100% writer." —Elle (France)

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