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Long Walk to Freedom

Long Walk to Freedom - Nelson Mandela 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 can only humbly assess what I think of this book as a medium to tell his story, for his life's story as such is to be rated by everyone with 6 stars out of 5 -- simply amazing.

The book however, was a bit too long for my liking and from time to time a bit too factual. Less a biography than a history textbook, if you know what I mean.

On the other hand, there were many passages which kept me glued to the pages too, but there could have been more.

Nevertheless, a recommended read if you're looking for exemplary inspiration on perseverance or on an interesting view on the recent history of South-Africa.