Long Walk To Freedom
By Nelson Mandela
*The autobiography of one of the greatest men of the twentieth century.
* re published to coincide with the publication of Anthony Holden's biography coming from HarperCollins
2018 is the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth
'The authentic voice of Mandela shines through this book . . . humane, dignified and magnificently unembittered' The Times
The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, A Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, A Long Walk to Freedom is the exhilarating story of an epic life; a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born leader.
'Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity . . . Unforgettable' Andre Brink
'Enthralling . . . Mandela emulates the few great political leaders such as Lincoln and Gandhi, who go beyond mere consensus and move out ahead of their followers to break new ground' Sunday Times
Nelson Mandela became the democratically elected, first black president of the republic of South Africa on 27 April 1994. He died on 5 December 2013.
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12 Dec 2013
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A tale of anger and sorrow, love and joy, grace and elegance — DAILY NEWS
Indispensable ... [a] unique life-story — Anthony Sampson
A truly stunning account of his extraordinary life ... A vivid testimony to an unusual mixture of courage, persistence, tolerance, and forgiveness — Sir David Steel
One of the most life- affirming books you'll read — GQ