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Review of Spy by Breakaway Reviewers

Spy – Uncovering Craig Williamson by Jonathan Ancer 5 stars South Africa’s infamous “Super Spy” When Jonathan Ancer was a studying journalism at Rhodes University, he was asked to write an article (to be published) about what he saw as … Continue reading

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A  review of Spy by Charles Leonard in Die Burger

Die heldeontvangs van ’n ‘superspioen’ Deur Charles Leonard 15 Mei 2017 10:21 Spy: Uncovering Craig Wil­liamson Jonathan Ancer JACANA, R260 In 1967 toe Craig Williamson, wat in die 1980’s beroemd of berug (afhangend van jou politiek) geword het as Suid-Afrika … Continue reading

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Business Day BOOK REVIEW: Spy: Uncovering Craig Williamson

LIFE / BOOKS Author Jonathan Ancer’s novel digs up bones left by one of apartheid’s most deadly spies 23 MAY 2017 – 05:11 SUE GRANT-MARSHALL Digging deep: Jonathan Ancer, right, spent 15 years working on Spy. Picture: SUPPLIED SPY: UNCOVERING … Continue reading

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Leaving Behind A Trail Of Destruction

Spy: Uncovering Craig Williamson’ is a new book by Jonathan Ancer that delves into apartheid’s heart of darkness, writes MICHAEL MORRIS in the Weekend Argus (Saturday, 25 March 2017)   IN THE grainy picture from 1980, 2-year-old Katryn Schoon looks … Continue reading

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Standard Bank – it’s not me; it’s you

About eight months after I closed my Standard Bank account I receive a letter from The Card Collections Manager claiming I owe them R40.68 and if I don’t pay within 10 days they will see me in court. As if! … Continue reading

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Will the real Tim Noakes please stand up…

In the babbling Babel of the social-media era, sharing a name with someone famous can be a bit of a drag. Consider the harassed Twitter life of a carb-loving journalist called Tim Noakes – or the daily trials of Michael Jackson, a … Continue reading

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Mamils, Wombats and other cyclists

There are as many types of Middle-Aged Men in Lycra (Mamils) as there are of mammals – and any two Mamils are about as similar to each other as a dwarf mongoose is to a reticulated giraffe. (Which, in case … Continue reading

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