Fifty years ago Joy Adamson first introduced to the world the story of her life alongside Elsa the lioness, whom she had rescued as an orphaned cub. She raised at her home in Kenya. But as Elsa had been born free. Joy made the heart-breaking decision that she must be returned to the wild.
Millions have also come to know and love Born Free through the immortal film. But here is the chance to rediscover the original story in this 50th anniversary edition. Written in the words of the woman who reared Elsa and walked with the lions.