Anwar Triumphs: The Ascent of Malaysia’s Tenth Prime Minister Against All Odds
- About the Author
An insider’s biography of Anwar Ibrahim’s remarkable political odyssey.
The four years following Anwar Ibrahim’s release from prison on 16 May 2018 were as dramatic as it were chaotic.
With rare insider insights, this book uncovers the collapse of the Pakatan Harapan coalition, the turmoil after Mahathir's shocking resignation, and the hard decisions made to secure power.
It reveals how Anwar's personal triumph over old rivalries, political betrayals by former allies, and sensational moves to make the nation stronger, eventually led to the hung parliament result of GE15 and his appointment as the tenth prime minister of Malaysia.
Testament to the strength and perseverance of a nation and its leader, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the political landscape of Malaysia and the incredible journey of a man who never gave up on his dreams of a better future for his country and his people.
- Insider’s perspective: An exciting insider’s perspective of the political coalition, with details that led to Anwar's historic victory and what it means for the future of Malaysia.
- Vision for Malaysia: An exclusive interview with Anwar, where he shares his vision of a better Malaysia – including his plans and initiatives for the country moving forward.
- Role of family: Focus on the efforts by his family members, including behind-the-scenes look of his wife Dr Wan Azizah and daughter Nurul Izzah.
- Key documents and personal photographs: Includes a letter written from prison where he speaks candidly about the decision to form the coalition with Tun Dr Mahathir.
Mark Trowell KC is a leading Australian criminal lawyer. He has been an international observer reporting for several organisations at the criminal proceedings against the late Malaysian advocate Karpal Singh, Minister Rishad Bathiudeen of Sri Lanka and UDD Leader Jatuporn Prompan in Thailand. He has also represented the interests of the Geneva-based Inter-Parliamentary Union at the criminal trials and appeals of Anwar Ibrahim in Malaysia and General Sarath Fonseka in Sri Lanka. He is the author of Sodomy II: The Trial of Anwar Ibrahim (2012), The Prosecution of Anwar Ibrahim: The Final Play (2015) and Anwar Returns: The Final Twist (2018).
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 200
Year Published: 2023
Size: 227mm x 152mm