Long Walk To Freedom

Long Walk To Freedom

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From his birth in a village on the banks of the Mbashe River in the Transkei to his politicisation and development as a freedom fighter, this first volume of Nelson Mandela's classic autobiography charts the early years of his life, which culminated in his prison sentence in 1962. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, Long Walk to Freedom: Volume 1 tells the beginnings of the story of an epic life, a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph conveyed with the clarity and eloquence of the outstanding moral and political leader of the twentieth century.

Title:Long Walk To Freedom
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780349116020
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    Long Walk To Freedom Reviews

  • Hai Quan

    By mistake, my review is located in the following comment section :This is a rather short read, but Mandela life story needs not a long narrative....

  • Pete daPixie

    Nelson Mandela part wrote this in 1974 while incarcerated on Robben Island, he resumed his 'Long Walk' after his release in 1990. Volume One of his remarkable autobiography covers his life from 1918 t...

  • Aline Lesage

    A spirit-awakening, awe inspiring book. Despite its often tedious details (even with the help of diaries, one has to wonder about such an extraordinary memory of people and events over so many years),...

  • Mike

    I read this opening half of the great Mandela opus while on my first visit to South Africa recently. I'm glad I did. So much of it makes sense only once you have spent a short while in the country. In...

  • Kathleen Hagen

    I read an audio edition produced by Hachtte audio not listed among the 57 editions listed. Long Walk to Freedom, by Nelson Mandela, Narrated by Michael Boatman, Produced by Hachette hettehettehette Au...

  • Syed Fathi

    First of all I didn't expect that reading an autobiography will be so exiting. The book start with a very slow beginning where reader will be puzzled with African names and places. Mandela described o...

  • Vivicaj

    I think that this book is very sad because of all the suffering Mandela goes through in his life and all the losses he had. My favourite part of the book is when he becomes the black pimpernel since h...

  • Luca Prosperi

    Mandatory read of a complex story that will need more time to be judged fairly. But a bit boring....

  • Anthony Segran

    Started very well then got a little tedious. ...

  • Vikram Venkatesan

    Remarkable man, remarkable journey, remarkable fight, remarkable autobiography.. The purpose of reading an autobiography is completely felt & realised when you read Mandela’s journey.. He makes you ...