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User Review  - santhony - LibraryThing

I rarely read autobiographies, preferring biographies written by professional historians and writers. While many such professionals naturally fall into hagiography when presenting their subjects, they ... Read full review

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User Review  - erwinkennythomas - LibraryThing

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela is an intriguing autobiography of one of the world’s foremost civil rights leaders. Born in 1918 in the Thembu tribe of the Xhosa people the book described ... Read full review

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User Review  - HelenGress - LibraryThing

A long awaited read for me- I enjoyed it very much. I found quite a few of the details about Mandela's imprisonment surprising - due to the fact that I thought I had known his story through media ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pferdina - LibraryThing

This is a detailed history of Nelson Mandela's struggle to help South Africa overcome apartheid. Strangely, there is not as much about himself as I expected. It is more of a recitation of who did what ... Read full review

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User Review  - danoomistmatiste - LibraryThing

Should I stress that this should be on the top of your reading list? It should be obvious. The incredible sacrifices made by this Mahatma Gandhi of South Africa is at time unbelievable. While South Africa has found it's Mandela, the whole world is waiting for one and needs one urgently. Read full review

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User Review  - quiBee - LibraryThing

This was a worthy read of the life of a great man, the times he lived in and the men and women he strove beside to overturn the evil of apartheid. It showed that even in his decades of life in prison ... Read full review

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User Review  - bbbart - LibraryThing

Just finished reading Long Walk to Freedom in preparation to a holiday in South-Africa. How to review an epic work like this one? After finishing reading about Mandela's struggle which was his life, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - GoofyOcean110 - LibraryThing

Though Nelson Mandela wrote these words about his colleague Oliver Tambo, they are fitting to him as well: 'He too epitomized Chief Luthuli's precept: 'Let your courage rise with danger.'' Nelson ... Read full review


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