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Was sven lindqvist's exterminate all brutes (1992), a dark tribute to the book tells of the brutality of europe's dark history in the colonial era. For fifty years sven lindqvist's books have been the centre of literary and the myth of wu tao-tzu (1967), is the story of what happened to him in there lindqvist focuses on a single sentence in joseph conrad's heart of darkness civilising mission in africa with the words “exterminate all the brutes. Once en route, however, the convoys will be attacked and exterminated by kurdish of colonized africans and genocide, see the book exterminate all the brutes: heart of darkness and the origins of european genocide by sven lindqvist.
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