Once more, Nobel Peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi presents us with a thrilling book, of which she is the author, but also being the incarnation of Burma’s struggle for democracy. This book is (to use a rather ‘heretic’ term) a ‘bible’ of Burma’s struggle for freedom, and is destined to go down among the books who made the country’s and the region’s history. You will read it in two or three hours without putting it down. This one, among her three major books, is particularly well-written, edited by her late husband Dr Michael Aris (Peace be Upon Him). Suu Kyi’s account is fervid, direct, impartial. She expresses her views with submission, total lack of any aggression or resentment, peace of mind… She manages, through her writings, not just to tell of her country’s bloodshed and terror regime, but also to convey a marvellous great feeling of peace and hope, in fact, freedom from fear ! She talks of the country and her people, and also of herself, explaining how she approached – emotionally and psychologically – the struggle during almost a decade of home arrest or controlled movements. She provides a recipe for all those who, with her courage, would like to join the battle for world justice. Truly a wonderful book, by one of the world’s most wonderful persons, whom I met in Rangoon in 1998, and being deported from the country as a result. May G-d bless her, her country, and her struggle. Meanwhile, you might find in this book some inspiration and strength – to fight for similar causes, or just to live your everyday life. Wonderful !