By Rory Carroll
The interior tale of Hugo Chavez's rule and intricate legacy
Few leaders in our time were as divisive and enigmatic because the past due Hugo Chavez. In Comandante, acclaimed journalist Rory Carroll tells the interior tale of Chavez's lifestyles, his time as Venezuela's president, and his legacy. in line with interviews with ministers, aides, courtiers, and electorate, this intimate piece of reportage chronicles a different test in energy that veers between enlightenment, tyranny, comedy, and farce. Carroll additionally investigates the virtually spiritual devotion of thousands of Venezuelans who appeared Chavez as a savior and the loathing of these who branded him as a dictator. In attractive prose that blends the lyricism and strangeness of magical realism with the brutal, gruesome fact of authoritarianism, Comandante bargains a cautionary story for our occasions.
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