In his twenty-two years as Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr Mahathir Mohamad transformed his country from an agricultural backwater into an industrial powerhouse that would become the seventeenth-largest trading nation in the world.
This remarkable achievement was not without controversy, and Dr Mahathir’s extraordinary vision and iron grip earned him both enemies as well as ardent admirers within and outside of Malaysia. He has been described—typically and paradoxically—as a tyrannical dictator, a bête noir, as well as inspiring, courageous and an outspoken defender of the downtrodden, the Third World, and moderate Islam.
At almost every turn Dr Mahathir rewrote the rules. This book reveals hitherto unknown aspects of this intensely private, but publicly bold, statesman. It provides a clear and compelling narrative of modern Malaysian political history as seen through the eyes of one its greatest shapers. It is neither apology nor defence, but a forceful, compelling and often exciting account of how Dr Mahathir achieved what he did in so short a time, and why.
The MalaysianInsider quoted of saying about the book,
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s autobiography “A Doctor in the House” should be read by all Malaysians because it is an enjoyable book. It is after all a great work of fiction.
Reading the book, one will have to come to only one conclusion — he was not guilty of any wrongdoing in his time as Malaysia’s longest serving prime minister.
Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim in response to this book reported as saying
“Dr Mahathir: (a) blatant liar (with) Selective amnesia..” Anwar told The Malaysian Insider via email today.
The country’s longest-serving PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed has launched his autobiography titled “A Doctor in the House: The Memoirs of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad”. A lot of story of course, the autobiography believed was first drafted 8 years ago and only now published. You can read many controversy story about Anwar Ibrahim, MAS Bailout, KULI and manymore.
This book also set to be the best selling for year 2011 !
For those who want to more details, get it at nearest books store, MPH is the official distributor and online to at RM100. Get it A Doctor in the House: The Memoirs of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad HERE.
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