'Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand history - and then go out and change it' Barack Obama
'The authentic voice of Mandela shines through this book' The Times
'Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity' Andre Brink
'Splendid... This is his story and the story of that struggle and a people's victory' Desmond Tutu
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.