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117 Days

117 Days

In prison you see only the moves of the enemy. Prison is the hardest place to fight a battle.’

117 Days is Ruth First’s personal account of her detention under the iniquitous ’90-day’ law of 1963. There was no warrant, no charge and no trial – only suspicion.

This sparsely written and unique record tells of her experiences of solitary confinement, constant interrogation and instantaneous re-arrest on release – lightened by humorous portraits of governors, matrons, wardresses and interrogators, seen as the tools of the police state.
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General

On Sale: 2nd December 2010

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781844086306