Review of Bizot’s Facing the Torturer

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Readers interested in the modern history of the Mekong Region will be familiar with François Bizot’s previous work, The Gate, which described the author’s experiences in Cambodia during the rise of the Khmer Rouge and his own arrest and incarceration. Elements of that experience are reflected in the film The Killing Fields, as too are elements from Jon Swain’s The River of Time, which covers the same period and events.

Read the full review here.

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