John Hume, peacemaker, politician, and Nobel laureate, remains a towering figure in political history. Now, a new biography, ‘The Persuader’ by Stephen Walker, offers an in-depth look at the man who was instrumental in achieving the Good Friday Agreement.
Drawing on over 100 interviews, including previously unpublished conversations with Hume himself, Walker paints a nuanced portrait of the man behind the legacy. He explores Hume's motivations, his relationships with friends, family, and political rivals, and his unwavering commitment to finding a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland.
‘The Persuader’ has been a bestseller across the country, described as "The definitive biography of John Hume." Irish Times. Signed copies of the book will be available to purchase at the event.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to delve into the life and legacy of a true political giant.
Stephen Walker: In Conversation with Mark Carruthers is sold out elsewhere across Northern Ireland, early booking is highly recommended.
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