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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Preview — Byleveld by Hanlie Retief. Learn more about Amazon Prime. A swift factual telling of the stories of some of South Africa’s most notorious serial killers.
I thought this book would have more about his methodology xleuth the inner workings of the cases but it seemed to glance over them rather quickly. We become privy to the machinations of his razor sharp mind, the old skool investigative techniques he employed, and his uniquely empathetic style of interrogating suspects, which enabled him to gain their trust, blyeveld then extract a confession.
Gruesome, tragic, exciting — and with the satisfaction that justice had prevailed.
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But was a very good read after all. It really helped bring some of the characters and crime scenes to life. The Crime that Shook South Africa. See all 31 reviews. This is what Retief does best. For those who enjoy a true crime story, how its done, and the people behind the case files, this book is not to be missed. This book reopens the dockets of numerous murders that this courteous detective has solved over the years. Dit kom veral ten vore wanneer sy sy kommer oor haar beskryf, d. Oct 24, Paula Gruben rated it really liked it.
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Byleveld was a great serial murder detective and it’s good to have read all the good work he did for our country. Yea sure this kind of thing happens every where in the world, but you don’t read about it every day and to read some of the cases that took place is really eye I liked this book.
Yea sure this kind of thing happens every where in the world, but you don’t read about it every day and to read some of the cases that took place is really eye-opening. 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.
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One is taught that the author is seriao to bias; perception is influenced at the time writing; and personal opinion. I’ve always respected Pieter Byleveld for the amazing work he did in tracking down killers, but now “seeing” the man both personally and officially really opened up my eyes at what an amazing man he is! Showing of 31 reviews.
East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Apart from a typo on page 89 – the date should readnot – it was a good, solid read. I was gripped from the first case which happened to involve a victim from my home town. Send a copy to myself. Die boek vertel ook van Piet Byleveld self, die man wat eers teologie wou gaan studeer.
Hierbenewens stel die boek dit duidelik: In-between we get the measure of the man Byleveld: I liked this book. Open Preview See a Problem? What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Not Enabled Word Wise: ComiXology Thousands of Slekth Comics. I was a little thrown that when the victim was a pretty white woman, we heard every detail of the crime, where if the victim o black we often wouldn’t even get the name or the date of the offense.
Beside his personality which entices his suspect to develop trust and open dossler to him, Piet does not say much about what else has made him sleuth superstar. The book is so well written that you feel you know the man personally – this is sleufh 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 o the book.
Whilst learning about history, regardless of era; whether more recent or ancient. I finished the book as I was interested to read about his cases.
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We hope it means there will be another book of his case files soon! In-between we get the measure of the man Byleveld: Finally an Amazon gift card from a friend gave me the chance to purchase this book. Don’t have a Kindle?
Hy’t haar “paniekbevange” gebel om te hoor of sy oukei is.