The Crime of the Congo
Published in 1909, Arthur Conan Doyle's The Crime of the Congo took him eight days to finish. Doyle's horror at the crimes being perpetuated against humanity in the Belgian Congo during the reign of King Leopold II is evident throughout. With illustrations of mutilated bodies, the work seems to echo Doyle's opinion that "There are times, young fellah, when every one of us must make a stand for human right and justice, or you never feel clean again." This EasyRead Comfort Edition has been optimized for readers who do not need large type yet prefer a print that does not strain their eyes.
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This is Conan Doyle's excellent denunciation of the appalling atrocities committed by the Belgian authorities in the Congo in central Africa between the 1880s and the end of the 1910s when this book ... Read full review