is an excellent and inspiring book. David is an adventurer and a
something truly useful with his life."
TOM STOPPARD “David has lived a life and a half. The broken
world needed people like David; it still does”
MURRAY, ex-UK Ambassador “David’s
entire life has been dedicated to trying to make the world a better
death, hatred and war, but also hope, life, love and peace. A true
story that takes you into a world of anti-war marchers and war
criminals, celebrity musicians and shady art dealers. Music is never
far away - A major theme - music as healer. You will meet Pavarotti
and Clapton, Brian Eno, Bono and Bowie, as well as many who have
found music to be a literal 'life saver'.
journey as a lifelong rebel began when my father, one of the first
Allied doctors into Bergen-Belsen, showed me photos of the camp ---
This terrifying awakening to fascism led me to a lifetime of
political activism --- As co-founder of War
helped set up a mobile bakery that fed the starving people of Mostar
--- My connection with the Balkans had started with a tempestuous
marriage to a Croatian, and ended with my becoming first director of
the Pavarotti Music Centre in Bosnia, helping those traumatised by
war through its music programmes.
now been on sale for four
years in bookshops, as well as an e book and audio book. With the
agreement of Unbound, my publishers, I am now offering all 37 chapters
free online. This edition has allowed me to include many more photos
than appeared in the hardback edition, as
well as links to music recordings.
The final chapter was written by Anne
has been my companion for much of this journey. She has been my muse,
editor and amanuensis.