Idi Amin Dada’s regime has been described as one of the bloodiest in Africa’s history and most of the books written about him and his regime focus primarily on his brutality. Some are fictitious stories but most are narratives of people who lived in Uganda during Amin’s reign. This is a look at some of the reviews of the books that have been written about the man who one author calls the Hitler of Africa.
A list of other books that have been written on Idi Amin Dada.
Idi Amin (History’s Villains) By Tamra Orr
General Amin By David Martin
Idi Amin Dada: Hitler in Africa By Thomas Patrick
The collected bulletins of President Idi Amin as taken down verbatim by Alan Coren and published weekly in the pages of Punch By Alan Coren
I love Idi Amin: the story of triumph under fire in the midst of suffering and persecution in Uganda By Festo Kivengere
After Amin, The Bloody Pearl By Michael Lewis Richardson
Uganda Holocaust By Dan and Barnett, Ray Wooding
Idi Amin: Death Light of Africa By David Gwyn
Uganda: The Asian Exiles By Thomas Patrick Melady
I was Kidnapped by Idi Amin By Nefta Enzinga
War in Uganda: the Legacy of Idi Amin By Tony Avirgan
Uganda, the fall and rise of Idi Amin; From the pages of Drum
The White Pumpkin By Denis Cecil Hills