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New edition and review of Africa’s Lost Leader

At the end of last year Haus Books published a second edition of my biography on the life and assassination of Patrice Lumumba. I revised the book to include new research, revelations about the British government’s enthusiasm to have Lumumba murdered (and even help to do it) and further evidence exposing Larry Devlin’s wild and […]

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‘For all my liberation’

Diana Méndez reviews Eddie the Kid in Socialist Worker (US), a novel that never shrinks from the defects we all have. Click here to read the review

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‘A novel that will surely resonate with our readers’

Review of Eddie the Kid in The Jewish Post and Mail (Canada) Does the fact that Eddie is Jewish enter into this novel? Not at all – and it’s barely even mentioned. But that in itself makes this book so realistic,since there were and still are many Jews just like Eddie who didn’t and still […]

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‘Book of the week: An African visionary’

‘Patrice Lumumba was an icon of African liberation, a hero who represented a brief ray of hope for true democracy in his country.’ The Sowetan in South Africa published a positive review of Voices of Liberation: Lumumba Click on file below to read the review SowetanReview

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Morning Star review: Eddie the Kid

‘With a ‘comrade’ like this, who needs enemies? Book review by Paul Simon Set against the backdrops of the anti-Vietnam war protests of the 1960s and those in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Eddie The Kid explores the contradictions of violent men who also happen to be leading anti-war campaigners.’ Click below […]

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Socialist Review: Eddie the Kid

Book Review by Ian Birchall ‘This is a book about us, the millions who marched against the Iraq war in 2003, and the revolutionary socialists who worked hard to build that demonstration.’ Read full review

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Red Wedge Magazine review

Dan Sharber reviewed Eddie the Kid in Red Wedge Magazine: Ultimately this is a book about how messed up the most well-intentioned humans can be — how someone committed to the revolutionary emancipation of humanity can then beat his partner and children mercilessly. It’s a book that explores those contradictions without ever making either of […]

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Eddie the Kid reviewed in the Guardian

James Start’s very positive review of Eddie the Kid ran in this Sunday’s Guardian: Academic and writer Leo Zeilig begins his first novel at the gates of Downing Street. It’s late 2002, and activist Eddie Bereskin is borne on shoulders, megaphone in hand, calling Tony Blair a murderer and ordering the crowd to break the police barricade. […]

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