A Blaze of Autumn Sunshine: Last Diaries of Tony Benn

A Blaze of Autumn Sunshine: Last Diaries of Tony Benn

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In this final volume of diaries, Tony Benn reflects on the compensations and the disadvantages of old age.

With the support of a small circle of friends and his extended family, he continues his activities on behalf of social justice, peace and accountability in public life, to a background of political change and the international economic crisis.

Following an illness in 2009 the diaries, kept for over sixty years, cease. Published here alongside these last diaries are Tony Benn’s highly personal insights into the challenges of old age and failing health, of widowhood,and of moving out of the family home after sixty years.

Finally, we share in Tony Benn's hopes for the future based on his years of experience and his natural optimism.

- Publishers synopsis

Read the review 'The labour of Tony Benn' in Socialism Today 174

Additional product information

Author Benn, Tony
Binding Hardback
No. of Pages 320
Publisher Hutchinson
Date of Publication 2013
ISBN 9780091943875

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