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Jeffrey Meyers

Haile Selassie with his pet cheetahs before the Jubilee Palace, Addis Ababa, c.1955.

Three very different writers reported on the exotic and despotic court of the Emperor Haile Selassie. Jeffrey Meyers compares and contrasts. 

The neglected life of a political idealist, whose 30-year ordeal, hidden from the world, spans a period of momentous change in Spain. 

The painter Claude Monet spent his early twenties as a soldier in French North Africa, yet none of his works or writings from this period survive.