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The Fear: The Last Days of Robert Mugabe

The Fear: The Last Days of Robert Mugabe

Author(s): Peter Godwin

Location(s): Zimbabwe (Rhodesia)

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 2008



Peter Godwin travels to Zimbabwe after the 2008 elections in the hope that he will witness the Mugabe, but witnesses instead the more violence orchestrated by the regime. The increased terror is a result of the fact people dared to vote against Mugabe, the period of “Fear”.

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`The fear of the title was Mugabe’s reign of terror after he had been defeated by Zimbabwe’s electorate, a defeat that he decided not to accept. The courage of those who resisted him was...

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