Byleveld – Dossier of a Serial Sleuth by Hanlie Retief. (Umuzi, R). BY DIANE DE BEER. Only in the rarest of instances will readers not be. Verdict: carrot Only in the rarest of instances will readers not be gripped by the story of super sleuth Piet Byleveld. He is a salt-of-the-earth kind. Byleveld: Dossier of a Serial Sleuth Verdict: carrot. Picking up this book, I expected to be alternately bored and repelled, trudging through the.

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Kindle Dssier Verified Purchase. Easy to read and simple. It is a lovely book to read if you are fascinated by true crimes and enjoy non-fiction.

Byleveld is accurately portrayed as an imperfect man who promised justice to the bereaved, and delivered at a profound cost. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Retief was clever enough to know that what she had in Piet Byleveld was a story everyone would want to read.

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I’m definitely a fan. Zuma to embark on new career – as dosseir musician. Refresh and try again. Piet Byleveld is plain and simply South Africa’s most respected and celebrated detective. She takes each serial killer arrest case by case and Byleveld walks you through them. I showed no sleth who Piet Byleveld was”. A chilling but enthralling first-hand account of what makes serial killers tick.


Insightful in that it is as much about the detective’s personalty as about the cases. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. One person found this helpful. He iwas a magnificent and dedicated detective and well done to Hanlie Retief who put all this information into an enjoyable, albeit grim book.

Piet Byleveld has the reputation of being South Africa’s top serial sleuth and his book is extremely interesting. In-between we get the measure of the man Byleveld: Gruesome, tragic, exciting — and with the satisfaction that justice had prevailed. Published first published January 1st I read Micki Pristorius’s “Catch ME a killer” first and found it very interesting reading about some of the same crimes from different perspectives the investigator and the profiler.

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We are fortunate to have such a man in South Africa and through the medium of the book to learn about his life and character. English Choose seriap language for shopping. It is one of those last minute thinks I intend to by before I leave from our regular SA trips.


Open Preview See a Problem? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. August 26, Sold by: I very rarely buy or read tabloids. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Piet Byleveld has an amazing track record, I was truly impressed and, I won’t lie, I’m a little nervous now that he’s retired There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Unusual writing style, almost bullet-point in approach. The book is so well written that you feel you know the man personally – this is a book that I’ve recommended to all my friends and if they are not lucky enough to have a Kindle, I’ve told them to go out and buy the book.

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