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Dead at Daybreak

Dead at Daybreak

Deon Meyer
An antiques dealer is burned with a blowtorch and executed with a single shot to the back of the head. The only clues at the scene are a scrap of paper and an unusual choice of gun. Ex-cop Zatopek 'Zed' van Heerden has just seven days to solve [...more]
Set in Cape Town
Contemporary Fiction Crime and Mystery Suspense
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Dead Before Dying

Dead Before Dying

Deon Meyer
Mat Joubert, once a rising star of the South African police force, had it all. Then his wife was murdered, and his hopes died with her. Alcoholic, depressed and overweight, he is a shadow of his former self. Then a new killer appears on the [...more]
Set in Cape Town
Contemporary Fiction Crime and Mystery Suspense
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Blood Safari

Blood Safari

Deon Meyer
LEMMER is a professional bodyguard. Silent and invisible, he never gets involved. EMMA LE ROUX believed her brother died twenty years ago, until she sees him on the news as the prime suspect in the brutal killing of four poachers. As Lemmer [...more]
Set in South Africa
Contemporary Fiction Crime and Mystery Suspense
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Trackers

Trackers

Deon Meyer
Milla has finally escaped her abusive husband, only to find herself at the heart of an anti-terrorist operation. Lemmer has agreed to protect a pair of smuggled rhinos on a thousand-kilometre journey - his strangest job yet will also be his most [...more]
Set in South Africa
Contemporary Fiction Crime and Mystery Suspense
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Devil's Peak (Benny Griessel)

Benny Griessel

Deon Meyer
open/close5 books in series
All books in this series are set in South Africa
Contemporary FictionCrime and MysterySuspense
The Steps Of The Sun

The Steps Of The Sun

Caroline Harvey
In 1899 the lives of many young men are threatened in the bloody battles of the Boer War. Sent down from university, Matthew Paget enlists to go to South Africa as a trooper. He goes in search of adventure, only to find himself caught up in the [...more]
Set in South Africa
Historical Political Romance
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Faceless Killers: Kurt Wallander

Wallander

Henning Mankell
open/close9 books in series
1 book in this series is set in South Africa
Contemporary FictionCrime and MysterySuspense
The White Giraffe

The White Giraffe Series

Lauren St John
open/close4 books in series
2 books in this series are set in South Africa
Children's FictionContemporary Fiction
The Affair

The Affair

Santa Montefiore
Happily married with two small children and a circle of devoted friends, Angelica knows she should be grateful. But then she meets a charismatic South African who flirts with her and makes her feel beautiful. What starts as a long distance [...more]
Set in South Africa
Romance Contemporary Fiction
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The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

Jonas Jonasson
As delightfully wry and witty as his bestselling debut, ‘The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared’, this is a tale of how one woman’s attempt to change her future ended up changing everything. Nombeko Mayeki is on [...more]
Set in Johannesburg, Sweden
Contemporary Fiction
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Long Walk To Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Long Walk To Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela
The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political figure of our time, Long Walk to Freedom is the exhilarating story of Nelson Mandela's epic life; a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born leader. [...more]
Set in South Africa
Biographical
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When the Lion Feeds (Courtneys)

Courtney Series

Wilbur Smith
open/close13 books in series
9 books in this series are set in South Africa
Action & AdventureHistoricalRomance
The Fever Tree

The Fever Tree

Jennifer McVeigh
The Fever Tree Frances Irvine, left penniless after her father's sudden death, is forced to emigrate to the Cape. In this barren country, she meets two very different men - one driven by ambition, the other by ideals. But here - at last - she sees [...more]
Set in South Africa
Romance Historical
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In The Heart Of The Country

In The Heart Of The Country

J M Coetzee
Stifled by the torpor of colonial South Africa and trapped in a web of reciprocal oppression, a lonely sheep farmer seeks comfort in the arms of a black concubine. But when his embittered spinster daughter Magda feels shamed, this lurch across the racial divide marks the end of a tenuous feudal peace. [...more]
Set in South Africa
Contemporary Fiction
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Youth

Youth

J M Coetzee
A student in 1950s South Africa has long been plotting an escape from his country. Studying mathematics, reading poetry, saving money, he tries to ensure that when he arrives in the real world, he will be prepared to experience life to its full intensity. Arriving at last in London, however, he finds neither poetry nor romance. [...more]
Set in Bracknell, South Africa
Historical
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Boyhood: Scenes from provincial life: A Memoir

Boyhood: Scenes from provincial life: A Memoir

J M Coetzee
In Boyhood, J. M. Coetzee revisits the South Africa of half a century ago, to write about his childhood and interior life. Boyhood's young narrator grew up in a small country town. With a father he imitated but could not respect, and a mother he [...more]
Set in South Africa
Biographical Historical
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Age of Iron

Age of Iron

J M Coetzee
In Cape Town, South Africa, an elderly classics professor writes a letter to her distant daughter, recounting the strange and disturbing events of her dying days. She has been opposed to the lies and brutality of apartheid all her life, but now she finds herself coming face-to-face with its true horrors. [...more]
Set in Cape Town
Contemporary Fiction Political
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Summertime

Summertime

J M Coetzee
A young English biographer is working on a book about the late writer, John Coetzee. He plans to focus on a period in the seventies when, the biographer senses, Coetzee was 'finding his feet as a writer'. He embarks on a series of interviews with people who were important to Coetzee - a married woman with whom he had an affair. [...more]
Set in South Africa
Contemporary Fiction
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Dusklands

Dusklands

J M Coetzee
This work contains two novellas. In the first, a specialist in psychological warfare is driven to murderous action by the stresses of a macabre project to win the Vietnam War, and in the second, a megalomaniac Boer frontiersman wreaks hideous vengeance on a Hottentot tribe. [...more]
Set in South Africa
Action & Adventure Historical Political
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Disgrace

Disgrace

J M Coetzee
After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced and summoned before a committee of inquiry. Willing [...more]
Set in South Africa
Contemporary Fiction
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