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A Journey to the Dark Heart of Nameless Unspeakable Evil

ISBN: 9780988879843
Binding: Hardcover
Author: Jane Bussmann
Pages: 344
Trim: 5.5 x 8.5 inches
Published: 4/22/2014

When renegade British comedy writer Jane Bussmann found herself interviewing Hollywood celebrities for a day job she fled to war-torn Uganda for a better life -- and to seduce a sexy peacemaker. The result was this book a brand new genre of hard-hitting comic investigation heralded by war correspondents and comedy titans alike.


Jane Bussmann has written for South Park and over 50 shows including Britain's legendary Daily Show antecedent Brass Eye the most complained-about program in TV history. She performs the award-winning comedy show inspired by this book to sold-out audiences from Mombasa to New York.


"Who knew war in Uganda could be hilarious as well as moving." -Nicholas Kristof columnist for the New York Times

"So funny you almost feel guilty laughing." -Reuters

"This book will change your life. Must read at all costs. ★★★★★" -Mirror

"One of the funniest books I've read for a long while." -Sunday Times Pick of the Week

"Most sneakily subversive medium for a heretically important message I've seen. Inappropriately f*cking hilarious and absolutely gut-wrenching. Must-read." -BOOK South Africa

"Bussmann has invented a new genre-the agony/comedy. And it's very very funny." -The Lady

"Marrying vociferous rage with humor. . . a marvelously maverick approach to the investigation of war crimes. ★★★★★!" -Marie Claire

"Cannot be recommended too highly full of foul-mouthed vigor insightful scathing savagely funny and ultimately heartbreaking. Buy beg steal or borrow this hilarious angry book-but read it." -The Times South Africa

"That rarest of things. . . a comedy that is truly funny." -The Guardian

"Angry and hilarious this is a little classic." -Standard Pick of the Year

"Very funny. Jane's got a death wish." -Matt Stone South Park