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Ester | Crime & Thriller

Kerneels Breytenbach

kykNET-Rapport Book Prize for Film (2015)

An unputdownable novel about a forbidden passion and a mysterious political intrigue. Inspired by historical facts,starting with the meeting in 1940 between Dr DF Malan and the German spy, Mrs Thyra Denk.

Now, in 1946, a senior policeman, Dieter Bergman, is instructed to accompany the beautiful spy by train from Windhoek to Cape Town, where she is to appear before a Parliamentary Committee to testify about the meeting. If it can be proved that Malan gave active support  to the Nazi regime, he will be accused of high treason. 

During the train journey  the police officer falls under the spell of the spy. But there is another man on the train interested in her: Advocate Doerkstra, appointed by the Malan team to meet secretly with the spy and persuade her not to destroy Malan’s political career.


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Ester | Crime & Thriller

Author: Kerneels Breytenbach
Category: Crime & Thriller
ISBN: 9780798167956
Date Released: 04 November 2014
Price (incl. VAT): R 265.00
Format: Soft cover, 336pp

About this author

Kerneels Breytenbach

Cornelius (Kerneels) Tobias Breytenbach was born on 13 April 1952 in Johannesburg. He matriculated from Alberton High School. In 1975 he completed his...


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