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Part memoir and part reckoning, this is a startling examination of the legacy of the Bosnian war published on the twenty-first anniversary of the outbreak of the war.

Wars come and go across the headlines and television screens, but for those who survive them, scarred and scattered, they never end. This is a book about post-conflict irresolution, about the lives of those who survived the gulag of concentration camps in north-western Bosnia and about seeking justice for Bosnia today.

But justice is not Reckoning. The book finds that the survivors are lost not only geographically, but in history – betrayed in war, and also in peace.

Reviews

The camps and their corrosive legacy are Vulliamy's subject in this searing book, in which he writes with controlled and righteous anger about the absence of any "reckoning"

Daily Telegraph

Impassioned ... riveting and chilling

Financial Times

Haunting

Sunday Times

A beautifully written and deeply heartfelt study in survival

Sunday Business Post

A stark and brilliant testimony about a massive human atrocity

Sunday Business Post

Brilliant account

Katie Owen, Sunday Telegraph

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780099569541

    April 15, 2013

    Vintage

    400 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • EBook

    9781446484777

    April 5, 2012

    Vintage Digital

    400 pages

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