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24. Disgrace

Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee could be called different things. Savage, cynical, sober and complex, are some of the terms that could be used to describe this Booker Prize winner.  A very divisive book that is guaranteed to make readers on both sides

19. King Leopold’s Ghost

King Leopold of Belgium might have started his rapacious pillage of the area that is today known as the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1885 but was not until 1897/1898 that the central character in the resistance of Leopold’s evil regime had his eureka moment. Standing on the dock of the port at Antwerp in Belgium;