342pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2021
Includes chapters on Willem Adriaan van der Stel, Sir George Yonge, Lord Charles Somerset, Cecil John Rhodes, Paul Kruger, the Broederbond, George and Kaiser Matanzima, Lucas Mangope, Wouter Basson and Jacob Zuma.
"A well-written, superbly researched and highly entertaining history of the crookery of our rulers from time immemorial." Andrew Feinstein, author of After the Party
Matthew Blackman and Nick Dall are journalists living in Cape Town.