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The Last King of Scotland

(1998)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel (nominee)
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
Whitbread Prize Best First Novel
Combining elements of the thriller noir with comedy, this novel is based on the macabre events of Idi Amin's regime, "The Last King of Scotland" being one of the many titles which the tyrant bestowed on himself. It is also about a young Scottish doctor who becomes involved in Amin's administration.

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Hardback Editions

October 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-375-40360-4 / 978-0-375-40360-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

February 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Level 3: The Last King of Scotland Book and MP3 Pack (Pearson English Graded Readers)
Author(s): Mr Giles Foden
ISBN: 1-4082-6379-3 / 978-1-4082-6379-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pearson Education
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June 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last King of Scotland (Revolutionary Writing)
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-571-25821-2 / 978-0-571-25821-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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January 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-571-23288-4 / 978-0-571-23288-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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September 2006 : USA Paperback

Title: The Last King of Scotland (Vintage International)
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-307-27961-8 / 978-0-307-27961-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-375-70331-4 / 978-0-375-70331-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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January 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-571-19564-4 / 978-0-571-19564-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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October 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-571-19486-9 / 978-0-571-19486-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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June 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-571-17916-9 / 978-0-571-17916-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Audio Editions

May 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
Publisher: Canongate Faber
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May 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
Publisher: Canongate Faber
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December 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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January 2009 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Last King of Scotland (unabridged audio book)
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 1-4074-3963-4 / 978-1-4074-3963-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
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July 2008 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-571-24030-5 / 978-0-571-24030-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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2009 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 1-4074-3962-6 / 978-1-4074-3962-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: W.F. Howes Ltd
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December 2006 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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December 2006 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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December 2006 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-7861-4947-7 / 978-0-7861-4947-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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December 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-7861-5848-4 / 978-0-7861-5848-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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December 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-7861-7021-2 / 978-0-7861-7021-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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November 2006 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-7861-4932-9 / 978-0-7861-4932-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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November 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-7861-5890-5 / 978-0-7861-5890-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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December 1999 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Last King of Scotland, the
Author(s): Giles Foden
ISBN: 0-7531-0640-X / 978-0-7531-0640-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

November 2011 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Last King of Scotland (Vintage International)
Author(s): Giles Foden
Publisher: Vintage
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September 2008 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Last King of Scotland
Author(s): Giles Foden
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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