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Amexica : War Along the Borderline

Between the interiors of the USA and Mexico lies a borderland: Amexica. A terrain astride the world's busiest frontier, teeming with migrants, factory workers, narcos, tourists, heroines and heroes, ranchers and rogues. A border both porous and harsh, criss-crossed by a million people every day. A warzone, where a grotesque pastiche of the globalised economy plays out in a tragedy of unfathomable violence as drug cartels and state forces face off. Amexica is a journey through the carte
R 255,00

Agent Sonya : Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy

The incredible story of the greatest female spy in history, from one of Britain's most acclaimed historians - available for pre-order now In a quiet English village in 1942, an elegant housewife emerged from her cottage to go on her usual bike ride. A devoted wife and mother-of-three, the woman known to her neighbours as Mrs Burton seemed to epitomise rural British domesticity. However, rather than pedalling towards the shops with her ration book, she was racing through the Oxfordshire countr
R 340,00

A History Of British Serial Killing : The Shocking Account of Jack the Ripper, Harold Shipman and Beyond

Expanded and updated, this is the definitive history of British serial killing 1888-2020 - by the UK's leading expert, David Wilson
R 204,00 R 240,00

A Killer's Confession : How I Brought My Daughter's Murderer to Justice

A mother's story behind one of the most dramatic true crime cases in recent history
R 165,75 R 195,00

Blood on the Page

***WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION ALCS GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION***

'Meticulous and gripping - a thriller that disturbs for revelations about a singular act of murder, and the national security state which we call home' Philippe Sands, author of East West Street

A groundbreaking examination of a terrifying murder and its aftermath by the bestselling author of Hanns and Rudolf and The House by the Lake.

On 14 June 2006, police were called to 9 Downshire Hill
R 178,50 R 210,00

Black Klansman : NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

* ADAPTED AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY SPIKE LEE* NOMINATED FOR SIX 2019 ACADEMY AWARDS & WINNER OF 'BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY' BAFTA* WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2018* NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWhat happens when a black detective goes undercover in the KKK?
R 157,25 R 185,00

Alone: the Search for Brett Archibald

Alone: The Search For Brett Archibald is the incredible but true story of what it takes to defy needle-in-a-haystack odds and survive what should have been certain death. Outdoor savvy, astonishing imagination, mental toughness, a refusal to give up hope and a canny rescuer with an unbelievable background ultimately saw him through.
R 238,00 R 280,00

A Death Retold in Truth and Rumour - Kenya, Britain and the Julie Ward Murder

Re-examines this unresolved murder in Kenya and the underlying role of rumour, the media and inter-state relations on how the death has been reported and investigated.
R 250,75 R 295,00

Behind the door : The Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp story

The news of successful model Reeva Steenkamp’s fatal shooting by her boyfriend and global sporting star Oscar Pistorius stunned the world. Over the ensuing weeks, as Pistorius appeared in court and applied for bail, every detail that emerged was analysed, debated, justified and digested.
R 204,00 R 240,00

African Stories

Al Venter regards himself an African - a 'white' African, but as much a part of the fascinating and often troubled continent on which he was born as his Zulu and Swahili speaking contemporaries.
R 250,75 R 295,00

Awakenings

The bestselling author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Musicophilia.
R 212,50 R 250,00

A Prison Diary Volume I : Hell

On Thursday 19th July, 2001, after a perjury trial lasting seven weeks, Jeffrey Archer was sentenced to four years in jail. This is the daily diary of his 22 days and 14 hours in HMP Belmarsh, a double A-category high security prison in London, which houses some of Britain's most violent criminals.
R 165,75 R 195,00