Listen to a 1971 letter from Mandela to his daughter Zenani, from the new book The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela
‘You will be able to pay me a visit in 1975, when you will have turned 16, but I am growing impatient, and the coming five years feel longer than eternity.’
‘The world has a view of Nelson Mandela as a cuddly teddy bear’ – Sahm Venter discusses The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela
‘The world generally has a view of Nelson Mandela as being this cuddly teddy bear, or this grandfatherly person, because he was a grandfather when he came out of prison.’
Poignant, impassioned, gripping, and always inspirational.
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To be published upon the centenary of his birth, The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela is a landmark work: the first, and only, authorised and authenticated collection of correspondence spanning the 27 years Mandela was held as a political prisoner.