2018 is the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth
‘Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand history – and then go out and change it’ President Barack Obama
‘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