Martin Amis Quote

Saddam's hands-on years in the dungeons distinguish him from the other great dictators of the 20th century, none of whom had much taste for "the wet stuff". The mores of his regime have been shaped by this taste for the wet stuff — by a fascinated negative intimacy with the human body, and a connoisseurship of human pain.


The Palace of the End (2003)

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Saddam's hands-on years in the dungeons distinguish him from the other great dictators of the 20th century, none of whom had much taste for the wet...

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Saddam's hands-on years in the dungeons distinguish him from the other great dictators of the 20th century, none of whom had much taste for the wet...

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Saddam's hands-on years in the dungeons distinguish him from the other great dictators of the 20th century, none of whom had much taste for the wet...

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Saddam's hands-on years in the dungeons distinguish him from the other great dictators of the 20th century, none of whom had much taste for the wet...