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The definitive collection of diaires, memoirs, speeches, letters and other writings by Tony Benn.

Tony Benn was one of the twentieth century's most charismatic politicians. The Best of Benn showcases his powers of original thinking and communication over seven decades.

From 'the baby of the house' to a retired widower, he was a consistently radical campaigning voice on issues such as the death penalty, the case against the European Union, opposition to war and support of workers' rights.

This volume brings together Tony Benn's electrifying speeches, thoughtful journalism and passionate advocacy of often unconventional causes.

'Tony Benn belongs in the great tradition of English revolutionaries - a passionate radical destined to be loved in popular memory for his defence of democracy and freedom.' Guardian

'He had the facility to reach across generations and re-energise the debate about what should and should not constitute the common good.' Observer

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781784750329

    July 15, 2015

    Arrow

    368 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • Hardback

    9780091958923

    November 15, 2014

    Hutchinson

    272 pages

    RRP $49.99

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    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
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    • Boomerang Books
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    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
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    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781473518018

    November 6, 2014

    Cornerstone Digital

    368 pages

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Also by Tony Benn

A Blaze of Autumn Sunshine
Conflicts Of Interest
Letters To My Grandchildren
More Time for Politics
Dare To Be A Daniel
Free At Last
The Benn Diaries
Years Of Hope
The End Of An Era
Office Without Power
Out Of The Wilderness

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