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Burying The Emperor

John Ryle

‘Twenty-five years after his death, His Imperial Majesty, King of Kings, Elect of God, Defender of the Faith,was finally being laid to rest, though they still could not be certain how he met his end.’

John Ryle attends the funeral of Haile Sellasie.

John Ryle

John Ryle is a British writer and anthropologist, working for aid agencies and human rights organizations in Africa and the Middle East. He is a former contributing editor to Granta.

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