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Pinochet – boksamlare med mindervärdeskomplex

‘Pinochet was tormented by an intense inferiority complex, which he tried to deal with by collecting books,’ said Cristóbal Peña, an investigative journalist whose 2013 book, “The Secret Literary Life of Augusto Pinochet,” explores the evolution of the dictator’s library, which included roughly 50,000 books and has been valued conservatively by rare-book experts at about $3 million.

“A Chilean Dictator’s Secret Book Collection: Heavy on Napoleon, Light on Fiction” – New York Times, 9/1 2014.

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