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Long Walk To Freedom

Long Walk To Freedom

These memoirs from one of the great leaders of our time are ‘essential reading for anyone who wants to understand history – and then go out and change it’ Barack Obama


The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela’s destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, 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.

‘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

‘The authentic voice of Mandela shines through this book . . . humane, dignified and magnificently unembittered’ The Times

‘Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity . . . Unforgettable’ Andre Brink
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Reviews

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
Riveting...both a brilliant description of a diabolical system and a testament to the power of the spirt to transcend it
Washington Post
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
The authentic voice of Mandela shines through this book...humane, dignified and magnificently unembittered
The Times
Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity...Unforgettable
Andre Brink
This life of a man who has been a political activist for fifty years, in one of the most difficult and complex conflicts of the twentieth century, is a major achievement
Observer