William Boyd, 1 December 1983
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Bodley Head, 363 pp., £12.50, August 1983, 0 370 30968 5Show More
African Princess by Princess Elizabeth of Toro.
Hamish Hamilton, 230 pp., £9.95, September 1983, 0 241 11002 5Show More
The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat by Ryszard Kapuściński, translated by William Brand and Katarzyna Mroczkowsa-Brand.
Quartet, 164 pp., £7.95, October 1983, 0 7043 2415 6Show More
“... character palely illumined in a memoir by his former foreign minister, the erstwhile Vogue model, Princess Elizabeth of Toro. In this extraordinary account of her life we move from the feudal monarchy of Uganda to independence, coup, the vengeful paranoia of a dictator, his overthrow, and the bungling reimposition of ...”