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Liking Walesa

Tim Sebastian, 15 July 1982

The Book of Lech Walesa 
by Lech Badkowski, introduced by Neal Ascherson et al.
Penguin, 203 pp., £8.95, March 1982, 0 14 006376 5
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The Polish Challenge 
by Kevin Ruane.
BBC, 328 pp., £9.95, May 1982, 0 563 20054 5
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... For nearly eighteen months Lech Walesa walked on quicksand, buoyant and for all the world supremely confident. In the summer of 1981 I asked him whether he was worried about the Soviet tanks massing on the border. ‘I don’t see any tanks,’ he replied curtly. Vintage Walesa, or a bad day: with Walesa you never knew ...

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