8 jaw-dropping south african true crime books from 2015

Has South Africa become the crime capital of the world?

I am not talking about the rate of violence, of robbery, of murder, of theft and you name it. I am talking about the quality of crime novels that have emanated from the South African soil and context.

Here you find eight of them, one not being a novel but the story of a death.


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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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