Confessions Of A Non-Violent Revolutionary by Chris Savory

Author: Chris Savory. Review by Harvey Gillman

'He wants to change society, bring about world peace, save the planet, and bring about respect for diversity.' | Photo: Book cover for Confessions Of A Non-Violent Revolutionary

This autobiography was written by a peace activist who for a number of years was a Friend. It is an easy-to-read, intriguing and racy record of a resonant journey. I learned a lot about someone with whom I was acquainted but didn’t know at any depth. Particularly striking was its voyage through idealism, disillusion, and the yet-remaining conviction that the struggle is not lost. I did have questions about the focus of the book – the way details sometimes got in the way of reflection – but it gave a sense of life lived and experimented with.

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