252pp., paperback, Reprint, Johannesburg, (2019) 2020
The true story of a high-ranking politician, an exiled human rights lawyer, a spy and a white businessman turned political fixer who team up to topple Robert Mugabe.
"This book is a smasher. The opening movements are possibly the hottest non-fiction I have ever read. Spies, assassins and audacious plots fomenting under our unsuspecting noses. The fall of Robert Mugabe was orchestrated from Sandton? Douglas Rogers has to be kidding. He isn't." Rian Malan, author of My Traitor's Heart
"A gorgeous open-hearted book. Rogers manages to do the vital work of taking race out of Zimbabwe's story and putting the heart and humanity back into it. A must read for anyone who really wants to understand the extraordinary decency of ordinary Zimbabweans." Alexandra Fuller, author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
"Unlike many of the other, more egocentric memoirs written by white Zimbabweans, Rogers' book captures the rich humanity of the millions of black and white Zimbabweans trying to make sense of the chaotic country around them. His yarn is not just funny and heart-breaking, but utterly engrossing." Sunday Times
Zimbabwean-born journalist and travel writer Douglas Rogers is the author of The Last Resort: a memoir of Zimbabwe. He is based in the USA.