264 pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2018
In 1984 PW Botha issued a top secret order that Minister of Justice Kobie Coetsee meet with Mandela in prison. The book details the two men's conversations as they sought to find a way of securing Mandela's release.
Professor Willie Esterhuyse is the author of Apartheid Must Die, The Road of Reform and The ANC and its Leaders. Dr Gerhard van Niekerk was Managing Director of Old Mutual. both men are now retired and live in Stellenbosch.