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Thumba Pillay | Remembering my relationship with Mandela's lawyer Henry Brown

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Paul David, retied Judge Thumba Pillay and Bala Govender. (Supplied)
Paul David, retied Judge Thumba Pillay and Bala Govender. (Supplied)

Retired judge Thumba Pillay reflects on his relationship with renowned lawyer, Henry Brown who represented Nelson Mandela, after reading Brown's book  'A lawyer's odyssey: Apartheid, Mandela and beyond'.

This is in part a review of Henry Brown's book 'A lawyer's odyssey: Apartheid, Mandela and beyond' but also a reflection of my relationship with the author.

I was honoured to have shared some of the journey described in the book with Brown, whom I reconnected with more than 60 years later under the most unusual circumstances. Therefore, I apologise in advance because the fascination and joy of reconnection take a more significant part of this "review" more than the content itself.

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