240pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2020
Examines the phenomenon of femicide in South Africa over the past 40 years.
"Compelling. Brodie uncovers the racial and gender narratives that underpin reporting, and offers an ethical and nuanced reading of the everyday horrors that women face." Professor Shireen Hassim, Department of Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand
Journalist and writer Dr Nechama Brodie is the author of the urban histories The Joburg Book and The Cape Town Book and the novels Knucklebone and Three bodies. She heads the Homicide Media Tracker project, researching media coverage of violence.