This book is a fascinating and revealing biography of Slobodan Milosevic. It is an up to date account of his life, career and downfall. It sheds much-needed new light on the man that is known as ""Belgrade's tyrant"" and the successor to Tito, who was known as the ""Butcher of the Balkans."" Stevanovic looks at all of Milosevic's wrong-doings, tells stories from the victims and provides a shocking portrait of his psychology. More than just the biography of a dictator, the book looks at the influences that shaped him, and the people had an effect on his life. It paints an appalling picture of the Balkans that Milosevic created and the horror that he instilled in the region, from which it will take years to recover.