Perfect Hostage: A Life of Aung San Suu Kyi. Justin Wintle. Hutchinson. 18.99. xxix + 450 pages. ISBN 978-0091-79651-8. Since 1988, when Aug San Suu Kyi began her protest at military rule, she has been the most famous protestor and later prisoner of conscience in the world. Her haunting good looks, her sex and the easy way in which she straddles Eastern and Western civilisations have made her stand out among protesters.