The Ugly Face of War
Sumitra Kannan
DUST CHILD by By Nguyen Phan Que Mai Algonquin Books, 2023, 352 pp., INR 2150.00
February 2024, volume 48, No 2

In a war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers.

Wars are terrible tragedies. Especially like in Vietnam where it was pointless, just ‘a senseless blunder’. The dramatic flexing of the American muscles to prevent the ‘domino theory’,

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