Brett Kebble epitomised post-apartheid South Africa’s new breed of entrepreneur. A white mining magnate, he was politically well connected. When we met to talk about her book, Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed, she was about to go for a fitting of her wedding dress. Read “Killing Kebble An Underworld Exposed” by Mandy Wiener with Rakuten Kobo. In September one of South Africa’s most eminent mining magnates.
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An Underworld Exposed by Mandy Wiener. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. While reading this you will constantly slip into the belief that this in fact fiction. He tried to help them all, dishing out millions to their dreams and schemes, and went totally overboard, like a kjlling trying to please his blood-sucking fleas by lying down and let them suck him dry. I am a South African in the mining industry and have read sn book upon the very many recommendations to do so.
The years of investigation that followed exposed the corrupt relationship between SA’s former Chief of Police, Jackie Selebi and businessman, Glenn Agliotti. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The first being that I sometimes found it difficult to follow exactly who was speaking in some of the dialogues killong characters with Mandy also ‘speaking’ as the storyteller. This is essentially where Mikey Schultz starts his tale.
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In the book you mention that the killers felt justified in their actions, and saw themselves as better than other criminals. The book unravels the convoluted world of organised crime in South Africa, which exploded into the public with the killing of mining tycoon Brett Kebble, the fraud and corruption trial of the head of Interpol and former police commissioner Killin Selebi, as well as the testimony of convicted drugs trafficker Glenn Agliotti during both trials.
Write a customer review. The Lost Boys of Bird Island. Create Account Lost Your Password? She relates Mikey, Nigel McGurk and Kappie Smith’s stories in such an undeniably riveting manner that one can’t help but feel a bit of empathy for them – even while you are aware of all the horrible crimes that they’ve committed.
Good to read this considered analysis. Explore the Home Gift Guide. It’s an absorbing read that casts a sobering look at how unhinged the corruption within our very own justice system has become and how, the people who are supposed to protect us, have failed – not only in this book, but us as South African citizens underworrld.
How the legal system is masterfully manipulated to protect government officials, underworld predators acting as noble public servants, is so well illustrated in this book. She has been covering this story for five years and has unrivalled access to the main role players. Oct 03, Helen Filster rated it really liked it.
March 25, Imprint: Agliotti is an extremely charming man; he would often make an attempt to build relationships with members of the media. So as we walk through our cities everyday beware as u a bumb into a murderer-say hi cause at least he told the ‘truth’ And she assaulted him?
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What an horrific set of characters these are. She truly succeeded in keeping her tale compassionate, honest and objective. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Wiener has highlighted the fact that the criminals are actually the ones who are in underwprld with friends in high ranking positions.
Jul 05, Friederich Blum rated it really liked it. I highly commend her for her tenacity, undersorld and courage in the face of all the challenges presented in covering this story. Conversations with My sons and daughters.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Jan 09, Jayne Bauling rated it liked it. It would have been a far better book not factual story if it had a better editor who made more sense of the sections and chapters and if it had another title. Even though it may be against Mandy’s principles and training to “choose” the most truthful “thread”, it would have enhanced the readability and saleability of this book substantially if she had done so.
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Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed by Mandy Wiener
This comrade loves setting her world alight by discovering new ideas and people, and isn’t afraid to laugh the loudest. One of the biggest surprises is the realisation of this murky underworld that dates back to the early ’90s, keble the club scene in and around SA began flourishing.
This may be a difficult book for readers who are not South African as there exists a stereotype here that is found nowhere else in the world. Toggle navigation Toggle profile. Every South African should read this, its got way more insight than just telling the story of one mans assisted suicide. Not Without a Fight. How did you come to enjoy such a privilege? Macmillan; 1st Edition edition January 1, Language: