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Title: Mandela's Books and the Strong-Room of Dreams Reflecting on the Value of Literature
Description: Buckingham: Open University Press, 2001. Pamphlet. Stapled with card covers. 27pp. Inaugural lecture given on 8th March 2001. Considers the importance of the literary experience drawing on his own childhood experience with Dickens' works in South Africa, and on the experiences of Mandela and other political prisoners for whom books represented, thought, freedom, action, inspiration and more. Clean and neat. Fine, bright copy..

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Price: GBP 3.50 = appr. US$ 5.00 Seller: C L Hawley
- Book number: 8255