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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I also found that the book went into too much depth politicially. You submitted the following rating and review. An Killong Exposed by Mandy Wiener. It became underorld of a running joke how much Glenn Agliotti admired you and your work. See all 48 reviews. Because, let’s face it, if Brett Kebble had not been killed in the manner he was, there would be no story to tell.

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The Woman in the Window. The greedy mafia in his own party, waiting for his retirement, just could not wait any longer to start plundering the country’s resources in shocking and very creative ways! The story itself is interesting and intriguing.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The book is not a regurgitation of news reports but an intricate and lilling puzzle pieced together by the author through comprehensive interviews, courtroom attendances and on-the-scene experiences.


That said,I would still recommend this book. Another small gripe for me is the language Mandy uses in the book. Mandy Wiener managed to keep me riveted to the book.

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Product details File Size: As I write this review Mikey a real life character in the book is again in court having been in yet another brawl. So exoosed we walk through our cities everyday beware as u might bumb into killkng murderer-say h The reality of communication in this country is truly revealed in this ‘story’. She has tenaciously dug into this project with a passion for truth-finding, but with the dispassionate distance necessary to scrabble for it.

Write a customer review. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: I found the complexity of their characters fascinating and was also intrigued by the juxtaposition of each of their backgrounds and upbringings. The first print run is already sold out, and the second — of 20 !

As for Mickey Schultz and his buddies, they are no heroes, they are just no justifying killing someone. Goodreads helps you keep track of undersorld you want to read.

Lots of names,places and details are often dumped in s short space of time which makes it difficult to follow. Sep 13, Vicky Jennings rated it liked it. Fantastic interview with the smart and insightful sindymabe on esposed Sunrise. The electronic version is the authors afterwords ONLY.

Nobody went to jail in this story.

Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed by Mandy Wiener

Great case in point for “Art imitates life”. Sport Ian Winrow Weiner’s verbatim reporting of her interviews with the various parties Schultz, Selebi, etc kwbble not always be meaningful to a reader unfamiliar with the South Africanisms.


A lawless Johannesburg underbelly was exposed — dominated by drug lords, steroid-reliant bouncers, an international smuggling syndicate, a shady security unit moonlighting for the police and sinister self-serving sleuths abusing state agencies. But there is a common thread sn drug dealing and ‘gangsterism’ that make this a universal issue.

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And now I fear for her life. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Not all journalists particularly radio journalists can write good books, but Wiener has hit the jackpot here. It contains so many perspectives and versions of the story that the reader has to work through, that the book feels as though it is 3 times longer than it should be. This made some of the reading long and dreary, but I understand the necessity. Aug 19, Ulrike Hill rated it it was amazing.

Mandy Weiner did a spectacular job narrating this gruesome story, and I was amazed at how vividly she was able to recall all the events surrounding herself and the saga. Pan Macmillan posts by category: A Bantu in My Bathroom.