Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War

Author(s): Robert Fisk


Pity the Nation ranks among the classic accounts of war in our time, both as historical document and as an eyewitness testament to human savagery. Written by one of Britain's foremost journalists, this remarkable book combines political analysis and war reporting in an unprecedented way: it isan epic account of the Lebanon conflict by an author who has personally witnessed the carnage of Beirut for over a decade. Fisk's book recounts the details of a terrible war but it also tells a story of betrayal and illusion, of Western blindness that had led inevitably to political and militarycatastrophe. Updated and revised, Fisk's book gives us a further insight into this troubled part of the world. 'Robert Fisk is one of the outstanding reporters of this generation. As a war correpondent he is unrivalled.' Edward Mortimer, Financial Times


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Robert Fisk is a leading foreign correspondent in the Middle East - writing for The Independent, and The Independent on Sunday Newspaper.

Sepia Pictures on a Wall; The Keys of Palestine; The Pied Piper of Damascus; The Garden of Earthly Delights; The Gentleman from Majayoun; Let Them Come; No White Flags; The Gravedigger's Diary; Surgical Precision; Dawn at Midnight; Terrorists; Pandora's Box; The Root; Beirut Sddio; The Retreat; Wait for Me.

General Fields

  • : 9780192801302
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford Paperbacks
  • : 0.55
  • : January 2002
  • : 190mm X 120mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Fisk
  • : Paperback
  • : 3rd Revised edition
  • : English
  • : 956.9204/4
  • : 752
  • : Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare
  • : 3 maps