Dinner with Mugabe: The Untold Story of a Freedom Fighter who Became a Tyrant

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Penguin Books, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 250 pages
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This penetrating, timely portrait of Robert Mugabe is the psycho-biography of a man whose once-brilliant career has ruined Zimbabwe and cast shame on the African continent. Heidi Holland's tireless investigation begins with her having dinner with Mugabe, the freedom fighter, and ends in a searching interview with Zimbabwe's president more than 30 years later. The author charts Mugabe's gradual self-destruction, and uncovers the complicity of some of the most respectable international players in the Zimbabwe tragedy. Probing the mystery of Africa's loyalty to one of its worst dictators, Holland explores the contradictions that cloud the life of a man who had embodied the continent's promise.

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Review: Dinner With Mugabe: The Untold Story Of A Freedom Fighter Who Became A Tyrant

User Review  - Deeana Mclemore - Goodreads

A well researched and thought out book but somewhat repetitive. Good incites into the life and character of a freedom fighter turned brutal dictator. Read full review

Review: Dinner With Mugabe: The Untold Story Of A Freedom Fighter Who Became A Tyrant

User Review  - Robin - Goodreads

A very interesting book about Robert Mugabe. Each chapter is an interview with someone from different parts of Mugabe's life. Sometimes it's what they don't say that is interesting. An interesting way to see into the man. Read full review

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One Brother in the background
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Three The prisoners friend
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Four Comrades in arms
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